I was sent product to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. DreamBaby has also supplied one for giveaway!
When you have kids (of any age), you want to keep them safe. DreamBaby makes some wonderful products to help us with that.
I was sent the Royal Converta 3-in-1 Play-Yard and Wide Barrier Gate after seeing that we have two little ones. We have small gates at the top and bottom of our stairs and one dividing our kitchen from the dining room.
Warning: My house is a hot mess and this is a real post. I can’t show you real pictures of how we’re actually using the Royal Converta if I clean up my house and stage everything. I’m not one of those moms that keeps a neat house. It’s just not in me. Add a toddler and a baby, it just gets worse.
What I like about this Royal Converta 3-in-1 is the size and versatility it gives us. Anyone with children of any age could use this. Actually, you really don’t even need children, it’d be great for dogs too!
The entire length of this gate is 146” and it’s 29” tall. That’s the length of most rooms in our house, which makes it a great divider. We’re currently using our gate to divide our living room and dining room.
Charlie loves playing with his marble game and other toys that consist of small pieces that we can’t just let him play with around his brother. With the gate, we’re able to set Charlie up in the dining room and keep Owen in the living room. Everyone’s happy!
When you open the box, it’s practically ready to go. There are 6 panels, one of them being a door. You can easily move the panels around to position the door wherever you want. The kit contains brackets to mount the gate to the wall. As you can see, it’s plenty strong enough for Owen at almost 8 months to pull himself up on it and it doesn’t move.
Tommy converted the long gate to the playpen in about 10 minutes and I’m sure next time it will be quicker! And did I mention that the whole thing folds flat for easy storage and travel?
With small children, I worry about fingers being pinched and body parts getting shut in the door. The door for the Royal Converta 3-in-1 can open in either direction. Something else that I love is that it has a new Smart Stay-Open feature, so the gate does not auto-close. Charlie has a hard time leaving it open though and likes to play with it and close it. He can’t figure out how to open it yet though, which is really nice. I think it is really easy to open, making it convenient for busy parents running around the house or guests to use it. I hate going to someone’s house and staring at a gate like a ding-dong just wishing I could climb over it!
With 12 feet of gate, imagine the possibilities! You can use this barrier gate to keep your fireplace out of reach for little ones, block off back doors to decks, or just loop it around as a play pen.
DreamBaby has supplied one for a giveaway to a Mom’s Messy Miracles reader!