babyproofing

What I Learned From the Babyproofing Pro: My Home Is a Death Trap

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I thought our home was relatively safe. There’s no pool in the backyard, no loaded guns lying around, and our television has a V-Chip to ensure no visitors are accidentally exposed to Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. Then Arvey Levinsohn, an Advanced Certified Professional Childproofer and owner of A & H Childproofers, paid me... read more

Time to Babyproof the Laundry Room! Detergent Capsules Are a Huge Risk

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Those little laundry detergent capsules may make throwing in a load of laundry a lot less messy (no powder or liquid spills!) but it's important for parents to be aware that, to a child, they look like candy -- when really, they're poison. The American Association of Poison Control Centers reports that there's been a... read more

The Choking Hazard That Might Be In Your Kid’s Toys

Button Batteries
You may want to check that toy you just bought for baby. Button batteries, those smaller than a coin, have become a huge threat to children’s health. In a new study from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, it was reported that 40,000 children were treated... read more