It seems like just yesterday you were cradling your tiny newborn in your arms, rocking them to sleep, and wondering when (if ever!) he/she would sleep through theentirenight. Now that your little baby has grown into a full-fledged toddler, you may be thinking about the NEXT exciting sleep phase in their young life: transitioning from the crib to a toddler bed.
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!
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.