a safe kid's bathroom
If your kids are
forunate enough to be able to have their own bathroom, there
are definitely some safety tips to keep in mind when you set
about child proofing and creating a safe haven for your kids.
Here are some things to do:
Have no skid decals added to the bottom of the tub to prevent
accidental slips, especially if your children shower in the
Instead of a solid print shower curtain, select one that is
clear with a pattern or design on it. This will allow you
to keep your eye on your kids through the curtain without
having to poke your head around the curtain each time you
want to make sure they really are shampooing their hair like
Protect your kid's heads from any accidental bangs by using
a faucet over over the faucet.
Even though plugs in bathrooms are safety ones, younger kids
can still try to poke the nail clippers into the prong holes.
So use covers on the plugs to be on the safe side.
Do you need a latch on the toilet? Or cabinet counter? If
your older child objects, ask her if she really wants her
three year old sister dropping her lip gloss in the toilet
or trying it on. Chances are the tune will change fast!
If you have older
and younger kids sharing the bathroom, you might want to compromise.
Let your ten year old pick out the dinosaur or alien faucet
cover rather than allow your two year old to pick out a Barney
faucet cover. Likewise, let your older child choose the shower
curtain, ensuring it is transparent enough. This will help
prevent your older child from feeling that the bathroom is