As young babies, they are relatively safe from harm, as they can’t get around on their own. As children, they love looking at and even touching the bright, shiny decorations, but know enough to keep themselves safe. But, there is perhaps a year or two in the middle, where our children are drawn like magnets to anything that sparkles and shines, but unaware of the risks lights, trees, and breakable decorations can bring. You’ve got a lot to think about over the festive season. From debt consolidation to free up some cash flow to wrapping a mountain of gifts, the last thing you need is an injured child. Let’s take a look at ways you can make your home a festive dream while keeping your toddler safe.
If they can reach the tree, you may want to avoid lights and tinsel for the next few years as they can cause a strangulation risk. A pre-lit tree, without wires, can be a great alternative.
You want to keep them safe, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t include them. Spend some time making some Christmas decorations and painting festive pictures together.
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