Child-proofing your home is no easy task. I’ve met parents over the years who have refused to even entertain the notion of child-proofing anything, with the attitude that they were there first and the child will just have to learn to fit in and adapt.
What I hope for my children is that ‘home’ will always be that place they come back to, the safe place where they can always be 100% themselves. A warm, loving place where they enjoy spending time. So how can you keep your home safe?
Ready to introduce your little one to the great outdoors? It’s a very respectable thing to do as a parent, but it’s also risky – younger children aren’t developed enough to avoid the dangers of a garden, or even to know what those dangers actually are in the first place. Thanks to Fylde Grass, we’ve been able to put together a brief guide on making a garden that’s safe for all ages.
Bacteria are one of the main disease-causing agents and a majority of them are found all around your home. Although there are plenty of bacteria that do not make you sick, there are some like Staphylococcus aureus, salmonella, E-coli, yeast and mold that can cause serious infections. I remember learning about all of these in […]
In recent years, there has been an average of 350,000 house fires annually in the USA and around 40,000 in the UK. Almost half of those originated in the kitchen while cooking. It’s important to keep your house safe from any kind of fire, but this article focuses on the kitchen fires. So, what can […]
Radiators are a fantastic invention. They ensure the rooms in our homes are heated and remain warm when the temperature drops and it turns chilly, and they do so in a smart, cost effective way. The vast majority of us then look on our radiators with great fondness; they’re the mechanical equivalent of a big, […]
Keeping on top of issues in your home is so important to protect your family. However, it’s often hard to spot there is a problem in your home. A lot of people miss vital signs that there is something wrong. Here are some telltale signs to look out for. Family members are having allergic reactions […]
When you become a parent you seem to suddenly end up with a cupboard full of brightly coloured plastic items purchased from IKEA. It seems to come with the job description and I think every other family home I have been in has the same plastic stash. Know what I mean? In all honesty, I […]