Children and infants are not unlike our adult selves. We all get anxious in traffic or crowded, noisy restaurants. Whether we are in a high-end spa or it’s nap-time at preschool, soothing sounds, soft lighting and comforting smells help us relax. Science has proven our surroundings affect not just our mood, but also our concentration and our health.
We all know wood tones are popular when it comes to nursery design. There is something about having earthy tones in the nursery that feels so natural. Not to mention, having a solid hardwood species in the nursery can have great benefits, specifically acacia wood!
I will never forget the morning I walked in and saw bite marks on my son's crib. A crib that I had hoped to pass down to future children now had small bite marks all over it. I quickly took my questions to the internet and started researching all things crib teething.
Whether you’re working with a tight nursery budget or simply love that cozy, pieced-together look, mismatched furniture may be in your design future. Put these five simple guidelines for coordinating mismatched furniture to work, and you’ll be mixing and matching like a pro in no time!
Reading to toddlers always involves being interrupted, skipping pages, and conversing as much as reading. To some it may like an annoying waste of time, but this is actually exactly what your child needs at this stage! You can never go wrong with a good book.
I'll admit it: I love a prettypink and blue nursery. It sounds overly cliche, but I find it to be so classic. Traditional nursery colors are all well and good, but I love finding colors that compliment EVERYTHING. Not to mention, colors can effect our little ones that are staying in these rooms!
I am so glad that the world has come to realize that everyone needs a little self-care, especially moms! Rather you do some self-care once a week, or once a year, I have compiled a list of ideas for you.
Babies require a lot of stuff, and all of those items add up! Expense-wise and also from an accumulation standpoint. It may feel like bringing a baby into the world couldn’t possibly be done while leading a less wasteful lifestyle. If the sheer size of your baby registry is already causing panic, maybe a more minimalistic, sustainable approach is the option for you. Sure, babies need things, but there is almost always a sustainable alternative!
Prepping for baby and his/her nursery is supposed to be one of the most exciting things for a new parents-to-be. But… what is supposed to be fun and exciting often turns into a stressful shopping trip where you buy everything or put everything on the registry that anyone and everyone you know has recommended.