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baby proofing

  1. Preparing for a New Caregiver

    Preparing for a New Caregiver

    Has the time come to hire a full-time nanny so you can return to work or do you simply need a babysitter for the occasional day of errands or date night?

    Either way, it is imperative to help your new caregiver get started on the right foot to ensure a successful, long-term relationship. Entrusting your child to a new caregiver can be a nerve-wracking experience, but there are ways to ease the transition and ensure a positive experience for everyone. 

     

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  2. On the Move! Baby’s First Steps

    On the Move! Baby’s First Steps

    There are few things in this world as precious as a baby taking their first, wobbly steps forward as they learn to walk.

    Some children start walking as young as 9 months while others begin several months after their first birthdays, every child is different. Regardless of when your little one reaches this magical milestone, it’s important to take stock of your existing child proofing efforts, and prepare your home for this new stage.


    Let’s explore the transition from crawler to walker and offer some ideas to help make your home safer as your child moves from baby to toddler.


    Stages:

    Crawler

    Most babies begin crawling between 6 and 8 months old. This stage helps baby develop their core strength, bal

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  3. Product Spotlight: Door Knob covers and lever locks

    Product Spotlight: Door Knob covers and lever locks

    When it comes to babyproofing your home there is a running “to-do” list at all times that covers everything from covering electrical outlets to installing safety gates in all doorways. Today, we are going to focus on doorknobs and lever locks to prevent little ones from accessing unwanted internal rooms or potentially dangerous household areas such as laundry rooms, garages and bathrooms. 

    Restrict access to certain rooms by using our Dreambaby® Door Knob Covers and Lever Door Locks. Continue reading to learn the differences and determine which option is best for your specific space: 

    Door Knob Covers can be used in all rooms of the house. A door knob cover helps to prevent a child from opening the door by making it more complicated to turn the knob, similar to c

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  4. Baby Proofing Checklist: Products to add to your Kitchen for extra safety

    It’s often said, the kitchen is the heart of the home and where families spend the most time together. With that in mind, keeping the kitchen area as safe as possible is vital for children to help eliminate potentially unsafe areas. 

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  5. On-the-go safety essentials to pack for the holiday season

     

    Holiday Travel Tips

    Whether you’re planning a long drive to a relative’s house or a flight across time zones, our suggestions below will help keep your family safer, sound and sane during your holiday visits.

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  6. Baby Proofing Checklist: Basic items to add to your baby's room

    As you begin to plan out your baby’s room, your new bundle of joy is sure to spend quite a bit of time in their nursery. The nursery is the place for your little one to rest and grow, ensure its baby proofed so they can rest comfortably - and as parents can rest comfortably too.

    Ideally, parenting experts recommend starting as early as three months before your due date to ensure you give yourself enough time - should your little one decide to come a little early.

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  7. Baby Proofing Checklist: What you need to add to your living room space