This professional childproofing expert, Valerie Lary, will teach you how to make every room in your home safe for children, including the bathroom, the kitchen, the living room, and many others. A place that many people do not think of childproofing is the backyard. Plants can ...more
Child Proof Your Home
Worried about your baby or toddler either wrecking or wrecking themselves in your home? Baby proofing time! Make sure your house is safe and secure for your child when they start exploring their turf. You Will Need: • Blankets • A smoke and carbon monoxide detector • Batte ...more
Even if you don't have children, these tips are great for grandkids or visitors with children. This how to video outlines ways you can child proof your home and prevent accidents.
I'm a new parent and I just moved into a new home. The first thing I wanted to do was ensure my toddler's safety in his new digs. That meant buying a bunch of baby-proofing products from Amazon, realizing most were junk, then buying some more until I found solutions for all my ...more
Here's how to make those line-up-the-arrow caps easier to open. You still have to use the cap's arrow for leverage to get the cap off, but you won't have to line it up with the other arrow. Follow along with this instructional how-to video and learn how easy it is to fix child ...more
Empea Berlin, a Germany-based company specializing in augmented, mixed, and virtual reality software, released a Facebook video a few months back showing off their experiments in smart home technology. Using a Raspberry Pi and a HoloLens unit, they were able to make a virtual ...more
Check out this video to learn how to make your home burglar-proof. It's fairly easy, he says.
Want to protect your home from unlawful entry? You may not have the means to invest in an expensive alarm system, but you can definitely use cheap and practical methods around your home to deter burglars from breaking in when you're not home. The best thing you can do is to m ...more
Some homes are more prone to dust than others and just dusting doesn't always work. Arm yourself with these proven strategies in the battle to banish dust from your home. You Will Need: • A mattress and pillow covers • A vacuum cleaner • A damp mop • Product to spray rags ...more
Incredible. A company called Berry Plastics (in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) has developed a working bomb proof wallpaper. The technology has the ability to protect against both natural disasters and warfare. From Popsci: "X-Flex...is designed for use a ...more
Giving your child a haircut can be a disastrous experience. This how to video gives you some tips on making your child's haircutting much easier. Learn how to give your child a hair cut at home with this video tutorial.
Still need to child proof your home for your little one? Gets some tips here on how to prevent accidents with lamps and lamp tip overs in your home by using electrical receptacle covers, cord winders and surface mounted raceway. Ron Hazleton is a DIY home improvement master. ...more
These days, if you walk through Best Buy, you will see an entire area designated to smart home technology. Thanks to the interest and growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), this exciting new technology has finally entered the mainstream. Appliances, thermostats, and even the ...more
The warmth of a fire is great while camping or on a cold winter’s night but it can be difficult to get those log roaring. Use materials you have at home to create some easy, fool-proof fire starters that you can use the next time you need to get some logs burning. Save that s ...more
If you have a HoloLens, you can now control the lighting throughout your home or office via holographic controls using the free Hue Lights app in the Windows Store. The app, made by California-based AfterNow, works with the Philips Hue colored lighting system and is much more ...more
Learn how to choose the rabbit that's best for children. There’s probably not a kid out there who wouldn’t love a pet bunny, but rabbits and children can be a tough combination. To make the match a happy one, follow these steps. You Will Need * A rabbit rescuer or breeder * ...more
Parental involvement is a crucial ingredient in the success of many children. Teachers know the saying all too well that it takes more than a village to raise a child, for one - it takes parental involvement. Thus, it is important for teachers to reach out to parents in that f ...more
A lot of commonly used household items are actually poison for your furry friends. In this clip, learn all about which items can pose a danger for your dog or cat. It's not only chemicals that are bad for your pets, innocent seeming items like fruit, veggies, chicken bones, ch ...more
Did your child come home upset that they didn't get a gold star in class today? Well, now you can make them their own award. Watch and learn how to make a golden award badge. Be creative and make silver and bronze too! Perfect for teachers and parents.
Letter formation can be fun! Few children enjoy traditional handwriting practice. Copying the same black letters over and over again with a pencil is boring! Here is how you can make letter formation fun while practicing with your child at home. Vary the tools A pencil isn ...more
A Limoncello is a creamy lemony drink, kind of like what a lemon meringue pie would taste like if you turned it into a drink and added some alcohol. If you're interested in creating one of these at home, follow the recipe below: 750ml bottle 100 proof vodka zest from 2 pounds ...more
Over time, interior doors can become damaged and out of date. So, it may come time to replace them with more modern and sound-proof models that look better in your home and look much cleaner. This tutorial will show you the steps needed to replace an interior door easily. This ...more
This how-to video is a vibrant and animated tutorial on how to paint children’s furniture: in particular, a little girl’s tea table and chairs. It’s fast paced yet easy to follow. The video couple takes you from the taping and preparation of the table and chairs to the complet ...more
In this Pets & Animals video tutorial you will learn how to safely care for your kitten with Dr. Gaspar. Your kitten's first year life is critically important. First make sure your home is safe for your kitten. Remove anything that you wouldn't leave about in the presence of a ...more
Dr. Chris Steele guides us through how to find the 5 Cs of a sick child. When you have a child who is running a fever, it's important to remember not to heat up your home and wrap them in a ton of blankets. This is the worst thing you can do because you're increasing the warmt ...more
In this video, we learn how to give your cat medication with a few fool proof tips. The first method to do this at home is to wrap the cat inside of a towel, then drop the medication into the cat's ears or mouth. This will help your cat feel comfortable and it will prevent you ...more
Have you ever been locked out of a room in your own home? Well Barbara K is going to show us exactly how to open a locked door in this video. This will let you get your bedroom door open when you have locked yourself out! Safety first! Problems with a locked door knob can lea ...more
Brooke Burke, a leader in the exercise industry shows us how to get a fabulous butt. These exercises takes fifteen minutes or less. Use a workout ball. Do these three times a week for best results. For the first exercise, lay over the ball with your hips touching the ball with ...more
When it comes to webcams these days, most people are using their laptops over desktops. The cameras are centered, integrated, and require no configuring. They're a cinch and usually have great resolution. So, then what do we do with all of those old wired desktop webcams that ...more
Check out this fun arts and crafts project for the holidays with this tutorial from Crayola. Learn how to make paper ornaments with your kids using Crayola products. You will need paper or paper shapes, hole punch, scissors, string, your favorite markers, cookie cutters, erasa ...more
Your vacuum's HEPA filter traps fine particles which may rigger allergy and asthma symptoms. Keep your home safe for your child by keeping it allergen-free. Watch this video to learn how.
Child Safety Window Treatments Child safety in the home is always on the mind's of all parents. With the growing technology in today's modern home, there are more threats than ever! Luckily, most of the basics have been taken care of through innovation. Take for instance the ...more
Does your child always come home with a full lunch box? Most likely they don't like what you've been packing. Give your children’s brown bag lunch a healthy punch – one they won’t trade away! You Will Need: • Your child's opinion • Flexibility • Flavored milk • Dips • De ...more
Scrabble Bingo of the Day: LUMINARIA [n] A votive candle set into a small, decorative paper bag weighted down with sand and placed in a row with others along a walkway, driveway, or rooftop as a holiday decoration. They are most popular in New Mexico and in neighboring southw ...more
Bug bites are very irritating, especially for kids. Learn about common bug bites that you might find on your child and how you can treat them at home by watching this video.
Have a crazy toddler at home? Patience is a key factor when taming an out-of-control toddler. Learn how to deal with a toddler's temper tantrum in the most effective way in this video. What you will need: • A calm demeanor • Empathy • Patience • A &amp;quot;time-out&a ...more
The adoption process can be long and taxing. Start off right by learning the basic procedure. Step 1: Learn the requirements Find out the qualifications to adopt. In the U.S., adoption laws vary from state to state. For international adoptions, check federal regulations and th ...more
Learn how to give your daughter a trim and you’ll save big bucks on trips to the hairdresser. Learn how to give a child a haircut, at home. This is a cost effective tip that will help you save money. You Will Need * Haircutting scissors * An eye-level seat * A video distracti ...more
It’s easier, quicker, and cheaper to cut your child’s hair than to bring him to a stylist. So why not just do it yourself? Learn how to give a male child a haircut, at home. This is a cost effective tip that will help you save money. You Will Need * Haircutting scissors * An ...more
As a parent, it's important to know whether or not your kids are doing drugs to help preserve their safety and well-being. This video will give you some tricks on how to spot if your child is using. Parents are usually the last to know, which is why you have to act swiftly if ...more
Learning what foods are best for athletes can be difficult, especially when you're dealing with young athletes. There diet is entirely different than a older player's nutrition needs. As a parent, you need to know what's bet for you child when game day is approaching, and for ...more
Check out this awesome Under the Sea themed party, hosted by Jessica of Party Box Designs: Theme: Under the Sea Colors/Patterns: Blue, Orange, Green, White, Polka Dots and Stripes Center Pieces: Tall Cylinder Vases with Goldfish, Sand and Seaweed Party Favors: Take Home Goldf ...more
Need an outdoor patio table or perhaps a decorative indoor table for a child's room? Thanks to this video from Lowe's, learn how to build a custom table and attach legs that would be perfect for a child's or toddler's room. Give your home décor a little boost with this creativ ...more
By Cal Ripken Jr. Let the players play and the coaches coach ! Perhaps you played a particular sport at a high level and hope to pass that knowledge on to your children. By all means do it. But remember, there is a time and a place for everything. Your kids are tuned into ...more
Looking to move the right way? Owning a piece of property is an important goal for many people. Here’s how to obtain a copy of proof of ownership. You Will Need: • A property location • The year you purchased the property • Payment • A computer and internet access (option ...more
Reduce the clutter in your home by using this easy paper bag pick up trick. A quick and easy way is to get several paper bags labelled with your child's name, and go from room to room while sorting clutter into the right bag.
Reviews of products used to protect your home, family, and other pets. Also, we'll have a look at the legal side of pet damage in a rental property and how to prevent it.
Do you have bed bugs hiding throughout the home? If they've gone from your blankets and bedding to say, you're child's toys... you might be a tad clueless as to how about cleaning items you can't throw in a washing machine. In this video presented by Bed Bug Central, learn how ...more
The United States is plagued by a growing epidemic, Child Obesity. While children need to be educated in the home about nutrition and the power of good foods vs bad foods, it is also important that the educational institutions they attend also uphold these same goals. Please s ...more
Sign language for infants helps accelerate language development and is also a great way to spend time and bond with your baby. Learn how signing can help you and your child and then learn some easy to do signs that you can practice with your baby at home. Just watch this paren ...more
In this video woman describes how to make bubble with liquid dish soap from your home. She says that it might occupy one's child for hours. She doesn't use any measure units and just pours stuff into the bowl using her discretion. She recommends using the plastic bowl so that ...more
Nicholas Entertainment Group (NEG) is a Polish independent game publisher that recently got their hands dirty with development. Their first game (with Intoxicate Studios) is the forthcoming horror first-person shooter Afterfall: InSanity, which comes out next month—dangerously ...more
This how to video shows you how to create your own home made foam applicator for blending. This will be useful as you can use items you can find at home and save money. You will need a piece of wood, such as a child's letter block, a piece of foam, and two pieces of velcro. St ...more
Are you interested in creating something special that you can pass down to your child? Learn how to make a family quilt in this free home decor video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a family quilt. Make a family quilt - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on exp ...more
SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer. It's an encryption standard used on most sites' login pages to avoid their users' passwords being packet sniffed in simple plain-text format. This keeps the users safe by having all of that traffic encrypted over an "https" connection. So, w ...more
So you want to party with celebrities. Whatever you do, don’t cry. You won’t just look silly—you’ll look unstable. Follow these steps to get you one step closer to hanging with the stars. You Will Need: • Self-restraint • Composure • Discriminating taste Step 1: Be cool B ...more
Rooibos tea alone is a treat, with its naturally sweet and slightly nutty taste. But think about adding hibiscus tea to the mix. How about a little bit of tea flowers? Now, think about turning that wonderful red combination into iced tea. Perfect for hot summer days! Rooibos, ...more
In this video, Daddy Troy teaches us how to star gaze with your kids. This can get your kids interested in space and teach them a thing or two, while still having a good time. First, Google offers a service called Google Earth, which will show your child the entire earth, moon ...more
PopSci's Gray Matter demonstrates again and again what the layman should absolutely Not Try at Home. Which is precisely what makes Gray's experiments so fun. Remember when the mad scientist fully submerged his hand in liquid nitrogen? Today's demonstration also plays with what ...more
The purpose of this video is to show how to become a permanent resident in Canada. Some programs are federal and some are for Quebec. The first program is the skilled worker program. The applicant is accessed under a point system and is awarded points for education level, know ...more