‘Tis the season for sparkling lights, cozy fires and delicious treats. It’s the time of year for your little one to experience the wonderful sights, sounds and smells of holidays - perhaps for the very first time! This month we share some tips to help make your home safer for those “tiny tots with their eyes all aglow” as you celebrate this winter.
As the weather gets colder and people start using their fireplaces, it is important to protect small children with a fireplace guard. According to safekids.org, every day, 3 children under the age of 6 go to the Emergency Room for burns related to fireplaces, including gas fireplaces.
With holiday excitement in the air, safety proofing might not be top of mind when beginning to decorate your home.
Here are 5 easy ways you can make help make your home safer for children amidst the holidays!