While beautiful furnishings may entice your kid to stay in her bedroom – instead of constantly running to yours in the middle of the night – it’s important that you make it safe and suited to her growing needs. A spokesman for Ikea offers these tips.
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Children grow up and out of their furniture quickly, so a wise investment is to go for pieces that will grow along with them, such as beds that can be adjusted or transformed into items for older kids.
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To prevent tip-over accidents, ensure that free-standing drawers and cabinets are anchored to the wall. For instance, Ikea has tip-over restraints for all furniture pieces that have to be secured, and wall attachment is an integral part of assembly instructions.
If you have cabinets and tables with sharp corners in the room, invest in corner bumpers and door stops.
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Look for adjustable desks and ergonomic chairs. Visit www.tinyurl.com/StudyDeskTips for more advice on ergonomic furniture.