Model Hilary Rhoda Hopes to Avoid 'Hideous Baby Gates' With Her Tot

Baby-proofing stuff is notoriously ugly. Foam corners for tables, plastic cabinet latches, and those no-nonsense baby gates … oh my! But, well, they keep our offspring alive and unmaimed, so parents accept the negative effect on our home decor. In any case, the crushed Cheerios, piles of laundry covered in spit up, and eau de diaper room fragrance have pretty much exempted us from winning any decorating competitions. Mom and model Hilary Rhoda is not giving up the dream yet, and revealed she’s committed to teaching her 9-month-old son Nash Hollis to ascend and descend a flight of stairs so she can avoid “hideous baby gates.”

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