I'm much more of the "live and let learn" variety. Sure, I'll put up a baby gate to save myself a bit of worry and yes, I'll bust out the outlet covers, but other than that, I don't believe in making my house a plastic bubble for my kids.
That being said, however, there are some things I've seen, especially in my work as a nurse, over the past year that have made me re-think my stance on baby proofing. There may be some unusual ways that we all need to baby proof our homes…
Thank goodness I put those outlet covers on!
1. The TV. If you have a TV that, like ours, is not mounted to the wall, but freestanding, you should definitely consider baby-proofing by securing the TV to the wall. Only a few months ago, I had the unfortunate opportunity to be in the OR at the hospital where I was working as a nurse and saw the case of a young infant who had been fatally injured when the family's TV set fell onRead More »from 5 Unusual Ways to Baby Proof Your Home