Baby Proofing your Home

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Whether you are a new or seasoned parent, keeping your kids safe is a continuous mission. While you’re on the lookout for avoiding wonky playgrounds or dirty play dates, greater dangers might lurk in your own home. Did you know that every 24 minutes there is a falling television or tipping furniture that sends over 9.2 million children to the emergency room each year? If those statistics haven’t made you start mentally reviewing your own home’s safety already, then the following baby proofing checklist will get you moving into action.

Whether you want to hire pros to evaluate your home’s safety and do the baby proofing for you, like our friends with Boo Boo Busters Professional Childproofing Services or you want to tackle this task on your own, baby proofing is an essential step to making your home a safe haven. If you are more of a DIY kind of mom, Jenny Silverstone of Mom Loves Best has created the ultimate checklist for baby proofing your home.

Babyproofing Checklist

Safety during a move is also a challenge when you have small children. Keep your kids safe and stress free with these kid friendly moving tips. Check out our complete guide to moving with a baby for more helpful moving tips. Did this ultimate baby proofing checklist give you a little more peace of mind? After evaluating your home’s safety, share your favorite baby proofing tips below in the comments section.