We know how it works: Your first home feels spacious and welcoming, with tons of room to spread out and conveniences that you’ve crafted yourself. Then you have kids. Suddenly, all of the rules you knew before are now broken. You have to account for small hands, temper tantrums, and games of tag that will get (hilariously) out of hand in a matter of minutes. Suddenly, your home needs a ton of adjustments to make sure that it’s fit for you and the kids that now inhabit it. In this post, we will detail a few tips that you can use before you get to this point.