Electrical outlets, cords, cleaning products, germs, lead paint, small objects, sharp objects, heavy objects, stairs, hardwood floors, sharp corners, pets, door jams, windows, and, and, and....
Having a child can make your once cozy, comfy home seem like a danger zone with hazards at every turn. Often times new parents are also first time homeowners, and on top of everything else associated with owning a new home, the challenge of how to make this home safe for a child or new baby can be overwhelming.
Somewhere between putting your child in a bubble and letting them run with scissors there is a right way for you to child proof your home. There are numerous Websites available to help guide you in the process of making your home safe. We're giving you a few local resources in and around Arlington to get you started.
And remember, nothing child-proofs a home better than an educated parent, good planning and common sense.