- Baby-proofing a home well is a major headache for many expectant and new parents who have no clue how to keep their children safe
- Making your home a safe haven for kids does not have to be costly as there are simple home solutions that can be done
- People can now afford to attend to other things without worrying about whether their kids are safe at home or not
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One major factor that determines the location, size or type of house that couples buy is their children. That notwithstanding, after buying the dream house, it must be furnished in such a way it does not put toddlers in harm's way.
Yen.com.gh outlines 4 home solutions parents can do to keep their children safe.
Install Covers Over Electrical Outlets
Many toddlers try to emulate their parents. When they see their parents plug chargers in electrical outlets, they may be tempted to do the same with things such as metallic spoons or forks which can be fatal.
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It is important to fix covers on all electrical outlets so that they are out of reach of infants.
Check Floor for Items That Kids Can Swallow
Babies are known to put everything they can get a hold of into their mouths. Regularly check the floor for anything that can choke a baby if swallowed and remove them immediately.
Keep Bathroom Doors Locked at all Times
It is important to keep bathroom doors locked all the time. If not, children may go and get drowned in a tub full of water or injure themselves if there is a bucket of hot water in the bathroom left unattended.
Put Away Low Hanging Cords
Cords from windows, television or cables that are hanging low should be well put away to prevent children from getting strangled with them. When kids see the cords, they will be tempted to play with them and may end up strangling themselves. It may be too late before help comes.
All You Need to Know About Moving into Your New Apartment with Your Pet
In an earlier article, Yen.com.gh wrote about how to make the moving out process bearable for pets. They may become stressed out due to the many to and fro required to get things packed.
The confusion of finding themselves in a new environment also worsens the experience for them. It is important to know what to do so that your pets can feel at home in your new location quickly.