October 20, 2014

Setting Up the Perfect Kid’s Room: What to Leave Out

While you may want your child to have their own private space, there are certain items that should be left out of the bedroom. Once these items are gone, it is time to find the perfect youth bedroom furniture to hide away the rest of the clutter.


In today’s world, walking into your child’s bedroom is often like walking into a toy store with some kid’s furniture and a well-equipped electronics section. From bins overflowing with toys that are automatically activated anytime you are in their vicinity to a TV and computer, it is not unusual to become completely overwhelmed when you walk in the room. While you may want your child to have their own private space, there are certain items that should be left out of the bedroom. Once these items are gone, it is time to find the perfect youth bedroom furniture to hide away the rest of the clutter. Let’s look at what to keep out of your children’s room.

Noisy Toys

A child’s bedroom should be a calm environment that facilitates sleep. Having a bunch of toys, especially those that are interactive, can keep children awake and tempt them to get up and play instead of going to sleep. Of course, for many families, the bedroom is essentially the only place to store toys. In this case, there are several options including storage beds that offer drawers underneath the bed that allow you to hide toys away. If you have children sharing a room, choosing bunk beds with stairs will likely be an excellent choice. The stairs include drawers that open up and provide storage space for toys.

Televisions

According to estimates, at least half of American children have a TV in their bedrooms. While this may seem harmless, studies show that it is not. Children with bedroom TVs are more likely to suffer from sleep disturbances, tend to have lower test scores in school, and are more likely to be overweight than those that do not. Plus, they usually watch too much TV or programs that their parents would not approve of.

Computers

Opting to include a computer in your child’s room may seem like a good idea, but it can have dire consequences. In addition to navigating their way onto to sites that may not be appropriate for them, children may also be tempted to play games instead of sleeping. However, that doesn’t mean your child’s room can’t become the ideal place for them to study quietly. If space is limited, consider purchasing a loft bed. Not only is your child sure to love this cool bed, but it has plenty of space underneath for a desk, as well as other things.

Food

Allowing your children to eat in their room often sets them up for bad eating habits in the future. Additionally, they are almost certain to leave a mess when they are finished.

If you have decided it is the perfect time to redo your child’s bedroom, Bolton Furniture has a large selection of unique, yet timeless children’s furniture at a great value. Whether you are looking for a gorgeous loft bedroom set with an espresso finish or bunk beds in white, they have a wide array of kid’s furniture that both you and your child are sure to love.

 



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