A good night's sleep is essential for a child's development no matter what their age. From tiny babies through to their teenage years, sleep is essential to recover and recuperate before another busy day. Not only is it essential that kids need to recover after a busy day, sleep also sets the stage for continued growth throughout childhood and affects behaviour, growth, brain development and the balancing of emotions.
As every child is different it is impossible to say exactly how much sleep each child needs. However, typically the younger the child, the more sleep they require. It’s normal as a parent to doubt whether or not your child is getting the right amount of sleep each night, especially after talking to other parents in the playground, but it is important to remember that every child is different.
Here’s a guide to how much sleep your child should be getting each night, but remember it is just a guide.
Babies need the most sleep out of all ages, ranging between 14-17 hours per day. This sleep is spread throughout...
As new parents, it can be extremely overwhelming when you are trying to suss out exactly what you need when it comes to nursery furniture. As your baby grows so too does your shopping list as you add things to the list and listen to the endless recommendations from friends and family.
Planning a nursery often comes down to available space. Even though babies are small they often require a lot of products and take up a lot of space, so there’s no point buying items that take up lots of space but you don’t use regularly. Here are our top furniture essentials to consider when your baby is on the way:
Potentially the most obvious item in a nursery, a cot is an essential piece. Whether you’re putting your baby down for a nap, let them have some quiet time or tucking them in for the night, your cot will get plenty of use. It can be a little overwhelming assessing everything from safety through to the little features but it is important to make sure you choose a cot you...
With over 80 years of experience designing and developing kids beds, you can be sure that any Parisot beds will not only guarantee a quality product but that it will be manufactured to the highest of standards. Founded in 1936, the French brand Parisot has grown to become an industry leader of producing children’s beds, ensuring each bed is designed to include fun alongside functional kids beds.
Parisot aims to design furniture that is highly versatile and adaptable to any child, yet also innovative and stylish. They have a wide range of durable mid sleepers, high sleepers and bunk beds with a wide range of colours and design features to choose from. Parisot’s selection of elegant French design brings a distinctive touch of style to any kid’s bedroom.
Parisot mid sleepers
To maximise the space in any child's bedroom then you may want to consider investing in a Parisot mid sleeper to maximise floor space and available storage. Mid sleepers incorporate essential storage and furniture to reduce the need for additional items in your kids bedrooms. These clever mid sleeper solutions from Parisot...
As the nights start to get shorter, we’re getting settled down for the evening earlier and the temperature begins to drop, it is time to think about making your kids' bedroom for winter. Just as we’ve all mastered the art of staying cool on hot summer nights, there are many ways you can make your kids bed winter ready.
Here’s our top tips to make a snug and cosy bedroom perfect for your little one this winter.
Get a winter duvet
A winter duvet can make such a difference to ensure that your kids remain during the warm and don’t stir. A summer tog rating on their duvet could be too low for the colder weather so it is often worth investing in a high tog rating duvet and vacuum pack your spring/summer duvet away for the next 6 months.
If your little one is warm and cosy in bed, the chance that they’ll stir and get out of bed is a lot less. That means you’ll be able to enjoy a little bit of peace and quiet too.