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Rub a Dub Dub, Safety in the Tub!

I know, I know. Our mission is to inspire fabulous nursery and kid design hence, we post about wall art, cribs, storage and stationary. BUT…I subscribe to this incredible list in the LA area called Jen’s List. If you embrace the “Valley” life and are proud of it, you should definitely check out Jen and her special list. Anyway, I noticed a posting on the list today which linked me to another great mom with a great idea so I had to share. After all, the bathroom is a room.

I cringe now that my guy has out grown his baby tub and slides around the bath tub while trying to stand up. It then becomes a bath for the both us, nightly! (Um, well almost nightly). The No Slip Gator Grip is just what I need (for $29.99) and you too! Parents Nick and Christine’s story behind the no slip, NO MILDEW bath mat sums it up best…

“One evening my husband was watching our 1 year old son in the bathtub so I could do some housework. He was just beginning to walk and I didn’t want him falling down. As a light bulb went on in my head, I looked at him and said, “You know the GatorGrip you sell for boats and jetskis would work great in a bathtub.” He replied, “You’re right!  It’s soft on the feet, doesn’t mildew, and it’s easy to keep clean.” After a year of using it for our son and letting our grandparents try it, we decided that the rest of the world would love GatorGrip in their bathtubs as well.”

With 6 color options to choose from (including pink!), if this can work for the U.S. Coast Guard, it should work for your Toddler!


Thursday 29th of May 2014

I am WARNING people here! DO NOT SHOP AT GATORGRIP . This seller does not stand behind their products. You pay $50 for a bath mat and it becomes unstuck. They (Christine who is the owner of the company) says on their website they guarantee their product, want to make every customer happy and states these bath mats last! My mat was down 5 months and is now pulled up. She will not send another, she will not guarantee her product and her word means nothing. BAD BUSINESS - DO NOT SHOP AT GATORGRIP. She sells junk

Bathroom Deva

Friday 15th of October 2010

My little boy is at the same age now, I will definately look into this idea.

Has someone come us with an idea of covering the side of a tub or even furniture with a soft plastic strip? Would be good for toddlers learning to walk as i find my little boy is forever knocking his chin..

Thanks for the info, bathrimes will be that little bit safer now!


Sunday 26th of April 2009

It's often the simplest of ideas that turn out to be the most useful, isn't it?! I bet when the Gator Grip first came out, people were probably thinking "now, why didn't I think of that?"

I wonder if the grip set includes a floor mat for when toddler climbs out of the bath. That would be pretty useful too.

Anyway, thanks for the info.