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High sleeper: everything you need to know

At Kids Beds Online we have a brilliant range of high sleeper beds that are perfect for children through to teenagers. With sleek designs that can adapt as your child grows and practical solutions that can be used for a wide range of hobbies and interests. With modern desk spaces for homework, crafts and space for computing, the beds are versatile to suit a child with a wide range of interests. You can be sure that a high sleeper provides the ideal solution for any child’s bedroom. What makes high sleepers different to other beds you might wonder?    What is a high sleeper? A high sleeper, as the name suggests is an elevated bed with a lot of space underneath due to the height the bed is from the ground. The bed is situated at the top of the ladder so it is important to consider if your child will be able to safely negotiated the ladder both up and down, however most children love the idea of sleeping in a high sleeper and can safely negotiate the ladder with ease.  With so much space underneath high beds are often designed with desks, wardrobes, sofa and pullout beds. There’s a lot of...

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How-to guide: the ultimate girly bedroom
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How-to guide: the ultimate girly bedroom

Knowing how to create your little ones ultimate girly bedroom can often be incredibly difficult, especially if you don’t know where to start. With their ever-changing interests and trends coming and going quicker than you can realise, it can be hard to know the right and wrong decisions to make. At Kids Beds Online we’ve pulled together our ultimate girly bedroom ideas that we’ve heard time and time again.    It’s all in the planning It is important to create a bedroom that your daughter loves rather than just follow a trend. Have a look online together at ideas and see what she likes and doesn’t like, that way you know you are investing in decor that she will enjoy rather than just following a trend. Let her share her ideas with you and work together to find the perfect solution that is fun and works with the space and your budget.  Go wild with colour Go all out with paint and allow your kids to make their own mark but invest in sleek and neutral bedroom furniture to create the perfect balance. Investing in high-quality key items will last for a long time and match all decors effortlessly no matter how many times...

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Back to school routine prep tips!

With 6 weeks off school and no consistent school routine for over 18 months, the return to school from the summer holidays may be harder than previous years. We’ve put together some tried and tested ideas to help you get out the door on time and be as organised as possible to help you get into a good back to school routine.    Set out for the next morning This might not be the first thing you think of to get everyone out of the door on time, but setting out school uniforms, school bags and the breakfast table the night before saves so much time. There’s no arguing about what they are wearing, who is sitting where and what they need to take with them if everything is prepared.  Use the last couple of weeks before they return to school to start practising a routine so when they do go back to school it won’t be a brand new idea to them.  Take 5 minutes before you go to bed to set out their clothes (including socks and underwear) and set the breakfast table. Layout the cereal boxes, put bowls on everyone’s placemat and even put the teabag in your favourite mug to...

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What is a starter bed?

As kids continue to grow from baby to toddler to teenager, as a parent you need to ensure that your child has the perfect bed to suit them. As all children grow and develop at different rates there is no set age of when they should and shouldn’t move from a cot to a bed, but when you do feel that they are able to move from a cot safely there are a few options available.  At approximately 3 years old most children move from a cot into a traditional single bed to improve their comfort and to ensure they suitably fit their bed. Whether it’s a toddler bed or a full-sized single mattress, pick a bed they’ll love getting into each night is really important. The younger members of the family will adore their own smaller bed as they transition from cot to their brand new ‘big’ bed.   What is a starter bed? A starter bed comfortably and safely accommodate kids and toddlers alike and bring plenty of style to any children’s bedroom. For younger children, specifically toddlers, a single bed can be overwhelming and feel too big so a toddler bed or starter bed may be less challenging for them...

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Noah & Eli V Julian Bowen: Which brand is better?

At Kids Beds Online, we are proud to stock a stunning range of  Noah & Eli and Julian Bowen kid’s beds. With a striking design and a wide range of beds, both brands have the perfect multi-functional space-saving designs and features for any kids bedroom. The benefits of choosing the perfect bed for any child’s bedroom are huge and we understand it can be hard to make a decision. We’ve compared some of the most popular features of each brand to try and help you make that big decision. Plus, if you’re still not sure after browsing our website, you can talk to a member of our team using the chat box or pick up the phone and have a talk with us. We’re always here to help at Kids Beds Online.    Noah & Eli Noah & Eli have developed an environment that encourages your children to tidy away their toys with functional storage solutions and provide a comfortable and calming place for your kids to sleep each night.  From pull out desks to built-in dedicated study spaces, Noah & Eli beds offer a dedicated study space so you can ensure your child is getting time and space to get their...

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Is my 6 year old ready for a high sleeper?

A high sleeper, as the name suggests is an elevated bed with a lot of space underneath due to the height the bed is from the ground. With so much space underneath high beds are often designed with desks, wardrobes, sofa and pullout beds. There’s a lot of versatility with high sleepers, allowing you to incorporate a lot of essential furniture without impacting vital floor space.  The bed is situated at the top of the ladder so it is important to consider if your child will be able to safely negotiated the ladder both up and down, however most children love the idea of sleeping in a high sleeper or bunk bed.    When should I invest in a high sleeper? Most manufacturers recommended age for both high sleeper beds is 6 years old. This is due to safety regulations and the design being accessed by either a ladder or steps, however it is always worth checking the individual product detail pages for specific safety guidelines. You need to wait until your child is past the stage where falling out of a bed is a potential danger as a high sleeper is considerably higher than a standard bed. Also, if your child is prone...

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Parisot beds V Stompa beds

At Kids Beds Online we’re lucky enough to stock a range of incredible children’s bed brands who all offer an exceptional level of quality and design, but each has its own unique take on ideas. We often get asked ‘but which brand is best?’ However, there is no set answer. So we’re going to start comparing some of our favourite brands so you can create your own opinion on each brand.    The background: Parisot With over 80 years of experience designing and developing kids beds, Parisot beds will not only guarantee a quality product but that will be manufactured to the highest of standards. Founded in 1936, the French brand Parisot has grown to become an industry leader in producing children’s beds, ensuring each bed is designed to include fun alongside functional kids beds.    The background: Stompa Stompa beds are one of the UK’s leading children’s bed manufacturers and have a wide range of designs and solutions to work for almost any bedroom. Manufacturing kids beds since 1960, Stompa have 60 years of industry experience and knowledge that they put into each and every bed they create. Their ethos has remained the same since they created the brand, they aim to make...

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Simple summer holiday hacks

With over a year of chaos and constant disruption, we all deserve a rest and some relaxation time this summer. Relaxation for you and relaxation for your kids may have two completely different meanings, however, whatever you do, it doesn’t have to be stressful or expensive. We’ve pulled together some of our simple summer holiday hacks for you to have a go at this year.  Sleep outdoors Whether you’re setting up camp in the back garden, travelling 5 miles away to the local camping hotspot or travelling across the country to pitch up, camping is a brilliant activity for all the family. Camping is a really affordable way to take the kids away during the summer holidays as pitches are reasonably priced and you can take everything you need with you.  If you don’t have a tent, look at hiring a glamping pod or borrowing a tent from a friend for the weekend. One thing is for sure though, you and your kids will cherish your beds when you get home after sleeping on the hard floor or lump travel mattresses. Summer holiday fun isn't always comfy!    Summer holiday couponing  With more people staying in the UK this summer in comparison to others,...

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Parents guide: Mid sleepers vs high sleepers

Mid sleepers and high sleepers both offer sleeping solutions that are raised off the ground and are higher than your typical kid's bed.  A high sleeper, as the name suggests, is an elevated bed with a lot of space underneath due to the height the bed is from the ground. With so much space underneath high beds are often designed with desks, wardrobes, sofa and pull out beds. There’s a lot of versatility with high sleepers which allows you to incorporate a lot of essential furniture without impacting on vital floor space.  In comparison, a mid sleeper is typically mid-height between a traditional bed and a high sleeper. It typically has a shorter ladder or built-in steps to access the bed so is an ideal solution for younger children who may not be confident enough to safely use the ladders of a high sleeper. Mid sleepers are a popular solution thanks to their inbuilt storage solutions, pull out desks and play solutions depending on the needs of your child.    Storage: high sleepers v mid sleepers Both options provide maximum storage solutions with multifunctional solutions that can be changed and adapted as your child grows up. You can shop for beds based on the...

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Summer bedroom update

The summer months are the easiest time to update and transform your kid's bedroom. The lighter nights, warmer weather and sunny mood make transforming your kid's bedroom a bit easier, especially if you’re working hard to get it done after a long day at work.  When updating any kids bedroom it is beneficial to design and adapt a bedroom that allows your child to comfortably grow and work with their interests for the next few years. Consider passions they have, overall interests and practical solutions that will work as they grow. Will they need more storage? Where will they do their homework? Will your kids need to share rooms with siblings? All of these things are ideas to consider when revamping and upgrading their bedroom. Here’s our guide to a summer bedroom update to get you started:   Invest in the essentials If you get the essential elements of any bedroom right then everything else will fit in perfectly. From the wardrobe to the bed, you must pick something that will last and can quite possibly be passed down to younger siblings as one child grows out of their needs. For example, a hard-wearing mid sleeper can last a child well into their...

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