Child Proof Your Home

How To : Childproof your home

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

How To : Baby 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

How To : Make your home safe for children

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.

How To : Fix arrow caps on child proof medicine bottles

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

How To : Dust-proof your home

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

News : Bomb-Proof Your Home With Wallpaper

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

How To : Cut your child's hair at home easily

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.

How To : Make lamp cords safe for children

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

How To : Make fire-starters out of dryer lint

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

How To : Choose the rabbit that's best for children

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

How To : Write A Letter From Teachers To Parents

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

How To : Find and eliminate hidden pet poisons in your home

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

How To : Create a golden award badge in Illustrator

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.

How To : Make Handwriting Fun

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

How To : Create a delicious alcoholic limoncello at home

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

How To : Replace an interior door to any room

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

How To : Paint a little girl's tea table

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

How To : Safely care for your kitten with Dr. Gaspar

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

How To : Open a locked door with Barbara K

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

How To : Get a sculpted butt with Brooke Burke

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

How To : Make paper ornaments with Crayola

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

How To : Clean your vacuum's HEPA filter

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.

News : Are Your Window Treatments Child Safe??

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

How To : Pack nutritious lunches your kids will eat

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

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

How To : Treat bug bites on children

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.

How To : Deal with a toddler's temper tantrum

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 "time-out&a ...more

How To : Adopt a child

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

How To : Cut a girl’s hair

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

How To : Cut a boy's hair

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

How To : Know if your children do drugs

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

News : Under the sea party | party box designs

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

How To : Create a custom table and attach legs with Lowe's

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

How To : Get a copy of a house deed

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

How To : Pet proof your house

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.

News : Take Action! Sign the Child Nutrition Act!

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

How To : Use sign language to communicate with your baby

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

How To : Make bubbles with dish soap

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

How To : Make a family quilt

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

How To : Defeat SSL in Practice with SSL Strip

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

How To : Party with celebrities

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

How To : Star gaze with your kids

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

Do Not Try This At Home : The Human Torch

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

How To : Immigrate to Canada

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

How To : Make your own non-toxic disinfecting cleaner

In this video, Jennifer Taggart Of Healthy Child Healthy World shows us how to make a non-toxic disinfecting cleaner. You can use this cleaner for almost any surface in your home. What you'll need is a re-purpose spray bottle, some castile soap, some tea tree oil, and water. F ...more

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