Before you move out from your old home and make way for a new one, you need to make sure that your new home is safe not only for you but more importantly for your kids. The first thing that you need to do is to add easy to reach storage for your children. If you can customize it to make sure that the storage is within the reach then you may do so. Ask someone to make one for you or purchase from a store that caters customize products.
You must remember that your definition a pretty and elegant home may mean not child-friendly. You may also add extra storage for toys. The extra storage for your kids will surely keep their things organized. In case you will have some visitor then there is no need for you to panic because of too much mess because you can just keep their toys in the storage and your home will be instantly clean.
As you purchase furniture, you need to take notice of the sharp edges. For instance, you can check if your coffee table is in an area where your kids usually stay because aside from its sharp edges it may also cause more damage as it may fell to your kids. As much as possible avoid purchasing furniture that is too big and too heavy for it may only cause an accident to your kids.