Bringing up children is exciting and somewhat terrifying. There are a lot of things to think about, more especially once your child starts to become mobile.
Trying to childproof your home may seem like a chore, but when it comes to the safety of your child it is imperative that you reduce the risk of accidents and incidents that can potentially harm or injure them.
You may think tat you’re being overprotective and overly cautious, but when you look at the number of accidents which occur every year in the home, it is good parenting to take precautions whenever possible.
In the infographic below we offer tips on how to childproof your home room by room.
You might think that childproofing every room is going to be expensive, and while there are some pieces of equipment necessary, other things are simply down to a little forward thinking and planning on your part. Read the rest of this entry
When trying to make a child-friendly room every aspect has to be taken into consideration, with the floor being the highest priority as this is where children and babies will spend most of their time playing and learning.
Early year’s development starts with tummy time, then crawling and moving until they learn to walk. Once walking children still require a child-friendly floor space to move around and sit on. This infographic takes a look at some of the ways you can make floor space a safe environment for children of all ages, more especially babies and toddlers.
You’ll find that whatever type of flooring in the home, whether it be carpet, wood or laminate, a well-chosen rug is a fabulous way to make the floor more child-friendly. Soft to the touch, robust and durable a rug can help a child discover their world in safety and comfort. Read the rest of this entry
Children and homework don’t always go hand-in-hand.
They’ve had a long day at school and the last thing they want to do is sit down and do more work. The ‘battle of the homework’ can be a stressful time, more especially when there are other distractions such as the television and siblings playing in the same room.
Creating a space for children to study doesn’t have to mean a major refurbishment of your home. This infographic offers some great ideas on how to give your child the perfect workstation. It includes ideas on how different types of workstations can be included within your home even if you have limited free space. Read the rest of this entry