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.
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.
Just as people with a past are interesting, so is furniture that looks as though it’s lived through some rough patches. Intentionally shabby, slightly worn furniture is in vogue, and we are obsessed with it.