When it comes to toddlers and young kids, it doesn't matter how strict you are about keeping food in the kitchen. Something is bound to make a mess on your carpet – a drippy sippy, a sneaky snacker, and toilet-training troubles are only a few examples. Despite the wear, tear, and possible rough treatment your carpet will get during these years raising a young family, there is a lot you can do to maintain your carpet and keep it in good condition. [Read More]
Is Your Baby Learning To Walk? 3 Child Safety Mistakes You Might Be Making
As a parent of a just-learning-to-walk child, you try to do everything you can to keep your little one safe. But sometimes what you think is safe is actually putting your child at increased risk of injury. If your child is starting to gain mobility, read on to learn about 3 child safety mistakes you may be making, and how to fix them. Carrying Your Child Up And Down Stairs [Read More]
Does Your New Home Have A Traditional Fireplace? Tips For Upkeep And Maintenance
When you purchase a home with a traditional fireplace with a chimney that towers above your roof, you may be excited at the prospect of getting cozy in front of a roaring fire during the winter. However, to enjoy the perks of a working fireplace, you must keep it in good operating condition and learn some basic fire-building and chimney maintenance skills. If you have never owned a home with a fireplace, the following guide provides you with a primer on its upkeep. [Read More]
Use Fabric & Cardboard To Take Your Bedroom From Boring To Beautiful!
If you find yourself dreading to turn on your bedroom light or dressing in the dark because of ugly or drab décor, it might be time to consider adding visual interest in the form of a new headboard. If purchasing one is not in the budget, however, the following directions will show you how to use simple, inexpensive and recycled materials to make a great headboard in just one afternoon. Here is what you will need to get started. [Read More]