House Beautiful July 2012
Guest Post Edna Thomson
Do you feel like no matter what you do the room of your kids is always a mess? There is no need to blame yourself or your little ones for the disorder because the problem might be in the design of the room itself. When most parents prepare the rooms of their children they are trying to make them as comfortable as possible for the little ones and don't think at that moment that this will turn its cleaning and organization in a real nightmare later. There is no need to worry, though, because a simple renovation of the place will immediately fix this problem. By changing the design of the room of your kids you will save yourself a lot of troubles and you can even make your little ones feel more comfortable in there.
The cleaning and organization of the room of your children can be truly stressful and tiring, especially when your kids prefer to leave it all to you. This room, however, you will probably have to clean more often than any other, so it will be a good idea to take some measure to make things as easy as possible for you in the future. You can start by doing some renovations in the design for which you can consult with your kids first. We can give you some ideas:
- Limit the number of the furniture – Adding a lot of furniture to the room of your kids is not the best idea. You may think that this way it will look cozy and inviting, but the truth is that it will be better for your little ones to have more free space. Therefore, you can limit the number of the furniture by removing some of the old ones or replacing them with something more useful like storage space, for instance. Your kid will be certainly happier, if he/she has more space to play.
- Add a special storage space for the toys – It is almost impossible to keep the toys of your children always in order. The best thing you can do is create a certain area in the room which will make their organizing easier for you. Your children should have easy access to it, so we suggest that you create a storage space. There are many ways to turn this idea into reality. For instance, you can find a shoe rack which you can hang on the back of the door of the room. There you can keep doll and other kinds of toys always organized. You can also use old jars for storing crayons and other smaller things. Just use your imagination.
- Wallpapers instead of paint – In case you decide to make a major renovation of the room of your kids, we suggest that you try using wallpapers this time. The repainting will create a big mess in the place and the walls will be harder to clean, especially with your kids in the room. Pretty soon the walls will be covered with stains and marks, and your only choice will be to repaint again. Save yourself the troubles and find nice wallpapers which your children will like. You can also find washable wallpapers which will make the cleaning even easier for you or you could always hire a company like Tenancy Cleaning Clapham to help you.
There are many ideas you can try, which will take care of the mess in the room of your children and will save you a lot of work. As you can see, even a simple renovation could drastically change the design of the room and make it more comfortable for your kids. The cleaning and organizing won't be so tiring any more and you will have more energy to play with your little ones.
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