For some reason I really had a difficult time trying to figure out the best option for babyproofing the doors in our home. Once my son started walking I knew that I had to find some door locks to prevent him from entering rooms or areas where he could get into things that I don’t want him to. We have a new home that has lever door handles and there really aren’t many options for this type of door hardware.
I first decided to try the Door Monkey Door Lock and Pinch Guard. This product is quite a bit more expensive than the other alternatives available and had over 1,000 reviews on Amazon, so I thought I’d give it a try. To my surprise, I found that this item was rather flimsy, [...]
When it came time to baby proof our house one of the first things I knew I’d need to invest in was a solid infant safety gate. There are quite a few different options available and my goal was to find a gate that met a number of criteria. Specifically, I was looking for a gate that was safe, modern, wall-mounted, and durable. Since our home has a heavily traveled staircase, I quickly realized that a cheap and flimsy gate that has to be moved every time someone walks up or down the stairs wouldn’t cut it. That’s when I started researching gates and found the Munchkin Loft Aluminum Gate.
This gate has a sleek and modern appearance. I don’t know about you, but I think that there [...]