Technically baby proofing won't buy you free time at the mall or a girl's night out, but it will offer...
Technically baby proofing won't buy you free time at the mall or a girl's night out, but it will offer you more time at home that's less stressful. If you baby proof correctly from the get-go, junior can crawl around while you keep an eye on him, but you won't have to keep both eyes wide on him; monitoring his every move. Ah less stress and worry. Focus on the biggies first: Things like sharp table corners, electrical outlets, making sure porch railings are secure, window screens are tight and keeping poisoning dangers out of reach should be your biggest concerns. Make a list of all the biggest home safety dangers and fix those first. Later you can worry about things like germs (not as big a deal). When baby proofing, try to think like your child before you get started. Also you can print out a handy baby proofing checklist. Think about toy and gear safety: Keep in mind, the fewer toys and gear you own, the less you need to worry about it. If you're looking for ideas read: Use baby proofing cheats: To cheat try things like shutting doors instead of baby proofing rooms your child is rarely in, putting furniture in front of safety hazards (electrical outlets), and blocking off areas with a baby gate. Other cheats that give you a break is to invest in a baby play-yard or activity center that your baby can play in a bit during the day. Know what to do in a real emergency: Baby proofing is hard to get perfectly right. Mistakes and accidents happen. The more prepared you are in case something does happen the more secure you'll feel. For tips read:

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