5 Ways to Make your Home Child-Friendly

As you enter and prepare for parenthood, you suddenly become aware of all of the little dangers dotted around your home. From the moment the positive test result comes back, your life has changed forever. You are going to be a mummy and daddy, and you only have a few months to prepare yourself for the introduction of a baby. One question that many new expecting parents ask themselves is, is their home ready for a baby? How many hazards can you spot in any room? There are just some things you never really notice unless you are a parent… [Read More]

The Importance of Safety in the Sun this Summer

I recently read an article online about how a school boy returned from a school trip with really bad sunburn, and it really got me thinking about how important it is to stay safe in the sun. As a mum of twin girls who are just five years old, I’m always super careful about how long they spend in the sun. If it’s a hot summers day then I like to either stay at home and get the paddling pool out or go to the beach for the day. If I know that we’re going to be outside in the sun… [Read More]

Keeping kids safe when abroad

Taking your children anyway can often be a pretty daunting task. Depending on their age, their routine and in particular their mood on the day, your trip is going to go one of two ways. Either really well or really stressful! Being prepared and organised can help, as can having a plan. Knowing what you’re going to do, where you’re going, how you’re getting there and what time you’ll get there by can all help in making your day run as smoothly as possible.  It may just be a trip to the shops, or perhaps somewhere further afield. A farm,… [Read More]

Make sure your home is safe and secure

Making sure that your home is safe and secure is an important part of protecting yourself as well as your belongings. It’s actually pretty easy to protect your home, but quite often some of the most basic and simple preventative measures are overlooked. Checking windows and doors are shut before you leave your house and before you go to bed is the first thing you should do. Burglars will look for easy access to your home and there’s no easier way to gain access to someones home than through an open window or door. Replacing old windows for newer, safer… [Read More]

Keep your car safe this summer

Are you planning on a car long journey this year? Maybe a holiday or trip to visit family or friends? It’s important to ensure that your car is safe and that means checking your tyres. Here are some tips on keeping your car safe. Image courtesy of Mister GC at FreeDigitalPhotos.net New Tyres If you’ve had brand new tyres on your cars you’ll need to keep a few things in mind. Point-S advise that the surface of new tyres will feature a number of tiny vent holes from the moulding process. They’ll also be incredibly smooth. To remove these holes and… [Read More]

How to Stay Safe in the Sun this Summer

If you and your little ones are anything like me and my family, then much of the summer months will be spent outdoors. We’ll either be in the garden with the paddling pool out, in the park or somewhere else outdoors, usually a farm! One thing that really worries me about being outdoors with my children is protecting them from the sun. We took our girls on holiday for the first time last and although neither got sunburnt, M did have a slightly rosy tint to her face. I thought I would share with you some tips on how to… [Read More]

Be Safe This Festive Season

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s important to look after yourself properly so that you can enjoy this magical time with friends and family. Just imagine if health and safety could get hold of Santa, I’m sure he’d be in a world of trouble with some of his antics! It can’t be easy for him carrying around that big sack full of presents and squeezing down all these modern chimneys! This handy infographic, which is brought to you by First4Lawyers, shows the seven perils of being Santa Claus! The Seven Perils of being Santa was created by First4Lawyers Sponsored post

How to create a safe, but stylish nursery

Image courtesy of hin255/freedigitalphotos.net Decorating a nursery can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but with so many products available for little ones, it can be difficult to know where to begin. However, one thing every nursery has in common is that it must be safe, so working from this premise is a good place to start. Why a nursery must be safe Children generally have no sense of fear, which can make any environment hazardous for them. Their nursery should be a place where they and their mother can relax and feel comfortable, and one way to achieve this… [Read More]