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How a Safety Gate Became One of My Daughter’s Favorite Activities

Homes transform when babies enter the picture. Kitchens, doors, staircases, windows and large furniture are all adorned with various contraptions to keep curious little ones safe. We have an archway dividing the front and back of our house. When my daughter turned one and started walking, she thought it was a lot of fun to travel all the way to the front door, especially if she managed to leave my line of sight. A safety gate was the perfect solution to keep her in my vicinity while also giving her the freedom to explore her surroundings. I assumed my child would view this barrier as a frustrating deterrent, but I never expected she would consider it a fun challenge. These are the reasons why a safety gate surprisingly became one of my daughter’s favorite activities. 1. Increases Her Gross Motor Development As soon as we installed the gate, my daughter…