Window & Door Safety: Older Child

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Sliding Closet Door Lock

M.G. asks from Seattle

Hi all my 5 year old son is strong and a monkey. He is always climibing inside his closet to hang from the clothing dowel or otherwise wreck things in there. He is au...


What You Didn't Think of When Childproofing

R.P. asks from Lansing

Hi ladies! I have a 9 month old who is not crawling yet....we are trying everything to get him moving but he is just content sitting or laying on the floor with a bo...


Survey- Do You Lock Your Child in Their Room for Nap/rest & Bedtime?

B.B. asks from Chicago

Hi Moms and Dads! Question- do you lock or gate your kids in their rooms for nap/rest and bedtime? A friend will close her child in their room (with the childproof...


Need to Get My 9 Year Old and 6 Year Old Boys Sleeping in Their room...ALONE

B.A. asks from Norfolk

I am a Mom to two great boys, up until it is time to go to bed. Neither of them will sleep in their room or in their bed, they sleep on the sofa in the living room. ...


Childproofing Under Kitchen Sink - Where Do You Put All That Stuff??

M.M. asks from New York

Everything I read about childproofing says that even with the use of safety devices on kitchen cabinets, anything poisonous or sharp should be moved to a height that ...


23 Month Old Getting Is Opening up Doors and Refridgerator

D.F. asks from Kansas City

My 23 month old boy is able to open up the doors to any room now. The bathroom is my main concern. He will go in there and eat the soap and toothpaste. He got the s...


Childproofing HELP!!!

B.E. asks from Los Angeles

We thought we had our house child proofed... low and behold - kids get smarter than the locks! Has anyone had success with a good toilet lock or latch? Which one? Als...


Our House Is on Lock-down Because Our 7 Year Old Son Wakes at Night to Watch TV.

M.M. asks from Chicago

HELP! Living with a cute little monster! When my darling son was about 3 1/2 years old, he began waking in the middle of the night and getting into everything he co...


Need Help Babyproofing

K.A. asks from Washington DC

I am trying to figure out how to keep little fingers out of our DVD and VCR players, as well as to stop pushing buttons on the receiver and punching a hole in the cen...


Help Childproofing My House

B.F. asks from Indianapolis

my son recently learned how to unlock the deadbolts on both doors of our apt, i got a hook an eye to install on the door, well the door is metal so i cant drill throu...