Decorating the nursery was something I greatly enjoyed, both for my children and my grandchildren. Here’s a guest post from Judy containing basic tips on what to look for when furnishing a nursery.
Oftentimes, when parents are decorating a nursery in preparation for a new baby, they want to start with a few must-haves for the child, then add some decorative items. There are a few basic things that every nursery needs. Consider some examples of those items.
This is the item that many parents start with when decorating a nursery. Depending on the colors of the room, they may choose a crib with dark or light-colored wood. Furthermore, there are cribs made in different designs. The design of a crib can set the tone of a nursery. In fact, a crib’s design can be echoed by other furnishings in the room. Parents will have to get a mattress as well as bedding for the crib.
A Changing Table
A changing table is a must-have for many parents. They need a safe place where they can change their baby’s diaper at any time of the day or night. Some parents opt to get a changing table in a color that matches the baby’s crib. This gives the nursery visual harmony. Many parents look for a changing table that has one or two shelves beneath it so they have plenty of space for storage. Not surprisingly, it is convenient to have extra diapers, onesies, socks and blankets within arm’s reach. Changing tables are also made in a variety of designs. Parents can choose one that goes with the general look of the room.
A Chair for the Nursery
Another basic item for a nursery is a soft chair for mom and dad. A parent could hold the baby while sitting in this chair or a mom could nurse the child here. It’s important that parents get a chair that is comfortable and easy to get into. FourSeasons Gliders are one example of nursery chairs for new parents to consider.
The Proper Lighting
Finally, a nursery needs the proper amount of lighting so parents can see what they’re doing while caring for the baby during the night. Some parents opt for a floor lamp that gives the room an adequate amount of light. Others choose a table lamp to set on a bookshelf in the room. Either lighting option is suitable for a nursery. Parents must first think of the amount of light they need in the room, then consider the design of a lamp.
The United States Declaration of Independence states that all men are created equal. However, the fact is that life intervenes and people make choices both good and bad that affect their own equal opportunities (examples education, occupation, work ethic). What does equal mean to you as you come into contact with people–family, neighbors, employers, co-workers? Does equal unequivocally mean fair? Does fair absolutely mean equal?
Because someone I know was planning to get married, I was looking for a little something to acknowledge the occasion. I know Reeds sells bulova and the groom would love that but I was looking for something a little simpler. In looking through wedding accessories, I found the ultimate thing: The Pocket Idiot’s Guide to Wedding Etiquette. The book gave contemporary advice for today’s bridal party. I bought one and was about to send it when I received a telephone call notifying me that the wedding was off.
Hmm, maybe I should have selected some other title. “Know Yourself” would have been good. “Know Your Real Mate” would have been better. Couples shouldn’t rush to get married for any reason. It’s liable to bring a lifetime of regrets.
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The Poodle Tales, Book 9, The Modeling Poo
- Author: Toni Tuso Faber
- Illustrator: Benton Rudd
- Reading level: Grades 1-3
- Hardcover: 24 pp.
- Publisher: Mindstar Media (September 12, 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN: 9780989716826
Plot: Silver-bowed Poo prepared for her first talent show. Choosing her silver gown, black dress, pink polka dot swimwear, accessories, and fresh flowers carefully, she was an organized, confident fashion rage ready for every opportunity. Her win proved she could accomplish anything. Still now this diva runway star shared things with her eleven poodle sisters.
The Modeling Poo is perfect for little girls who love puppies. Add one diva poodle and a modeling competition, rhyming text with great descriptors, and simple, bright artwork together for a life lesson tale that proves the old adage, “”If you dream it, you can do it.”
To learn more about this book and other Poodle Tales, contact information, club, games, and more, go to the www.thepoodletales.com website.
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