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How Being a Mom is Like Life With the Walking Dead

Yes, I went there. My kid started pulling himself up on things, chewing on everything, crawling around and moaning at nothing. Naturally, the first thing I thought of was zombies. 595 more words


Baby-friendly living room.

Our little one is almost 6 months old (where did the time go?!) and it’s time to get rid of our modern Copenhagen, sharp-edged, steel and heavy glass, neutral-colored decor. 623 more words


Outlets Be Gone

I recently burned through two packs of outlet covers, which haven’t sufficiently outsmarted my toddler. So before purchasing a third, I decided to expand my search a bit. 77 more words

Made In The Usa

All and nothing

That’s what it feels like I’m doing at the moment! I only have 23 working days left before my maternity leave, but there is so much still to do at school in those that it will probably be over before I know it. 148 more words

Babyproofing Grandma's pets

As regular readers of this blog know, I have a 20-month-old granddaughter. What I haven’t mentioned is that I also have a 55-lb, 10-year-old Sheltie dog and a big old cat (he’s at least 15 pounds of cat meat and fur, and since he’s a rescue his age is indeterminate). 732 more words


It's time to baby-proof the house...

It’s time. When your baby first enters the world the last thing you’re thinking of is needing to baby proof the house. You know, quite obviously your 1 day old baby isn’t going to grab the scissors you left on the table, or touch the hot oven rings, or hide the TV remotes in the cat basket, or take every single item out of the cupboards. 793 more words


Big Girl Bed

Well sort of… I mean it’s not a brand new big bed but we did it… we removed the front of the crib. Thankfully Palmer didn’t realize that she could climb over the top of the crib, until today. 568 more words