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Join Today's Parent at Ikea to learn how to childproof your home

Childproofing can be confusing and overwhelming for new parents. Join us May 30 for a kid-friendly discussion on making your home safe for your new baby

By Today's Parent
Join Today's Parent at Ikea to learn how to childproof your home

Photo: IKEA Canada

Prepping for baby's arrival can be super stressful, especially when it comes to baby-proofing your home. Luckily, we've got your back! Today's Parent and IKEA Canada are proud to present Make Room for Kids: Childproofing 101, a special discussion event in partnership with Parachute that will help parents learn the ins and outs of making your home safe for your growing family.

Join us on Wednesday, May 30 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at IKEA Etobicoke (address below) for a candid discussion about childproofing your home. Our panel of parenting and safety experts (moderated by our very own Editor-in-Chief, Sasha Emmons) will dispel myths, reveal common mistakes, and share clever ideas that you can use to make sure your kids are living in an environment tailored to their needs.

Wanna know the best part? It's FREE to attend!

Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Location: IKEA Etobicoke, 1475 The Queensway, Toronto, ON, M8Z 1T3 (Note: The event is taking place in the IKEA Restaurant on the second floor)

Cost: Free!

Agenda: 9:00am—Arrive between 9:00am to 9:15am for a free continental breakfast and networking. (Note: A play area will be provided for babies and toddlers) 9:30am—Welcome and introductions. 9:35am—Panel discussion: Our experts will share what you really need to know. 10:20am—Audience Q&A. Ask our panelists your biggest safety questions (no judgement, we promise!) 10:30am—Nursery pop-up. After the panel wraps up, join Today’s Parent DIY editor Mandy Milks as she shares her product picks for creating a safe and stylish nursery.

Panelists: Sasha Emmons—Editor-in-Chief, Today's Parent Marsha Smith—President, IKEA Canada Steve Podborski—President and CEO, Parachute Andrea Traynor—Founder and Editor-in-Chief,


We hope to see you there!

This article was originally published on May 22, 2018

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