Monday 11 December 2017

Graham Clifford: How a simple measure can protect your children's lives

Tragedy: Andrea Gazsiova
Tragedy: Andrea Gazsiova

As we settled into our new rented home there seemed to be an endless list of practical challenges to overcome and unpacking to do. It was last June and we'd moved to Cork from England with our three young children.

While our two eldest, aged six and three at the time, were generally dependable and knew when adventurous escapades had gone too far, our 14-month-old toddler was living life by the seat of his nappy as we attempted to settle in.

If there was a box to be torn apart, a height to climb or a gap in the hedge to clamber through, he was your man.

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