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5 Top Tips on How to Assemble Flat Pack Furniture

5 Top Tips on How to Assemble Flat Pack Furniture

Posted on 05/10/2021 by Room to Grow
Room to Grow, Safety

If DIY isn’t your forte, being landed with the task of creating a piece of furniture from a box containing a few obscure pieces may initially seem like an impossible task however with the right knowledge and preparation it can actually be pretty simple. We’ve put together some of our top tips for assembling flat […]

Cute little child girl sleeping in her bed.

Managing Bedtime When Clocks Go Forwards or Backwards

Posted on 04/10/2021 by Olivia Lowry

When Do The Clocks Change? In the UK the clocks go forward 1 hour at 1:00 AM on the last Sunday in March (27th), and backwards 1 hour at 2:00 AM on the last Sunday in October (31st) as of the official government website. In the UK, the main purpose of the clocks changing is […]

Why Your Child Needs a Double Bed

The Benefits of Your Child Moving to a Double Bed

Posted on 21/09/2021 by Anne Davies

Buying a double bed for your child may seem like an extravagance, after all they are so small, do they really need one? But if you have the space, then choosing a double bed can be a great idea, and here’s why… Space It may seem slightly counterintuitive but buying a double bed for your little one […]

nursery furniture baby

Baby Nursery Ideas: All The Furniture You Need

Posted on 08/09/2021 by Olivia Lowry
Babies, Children's Beds

Whether you’re buying for your first baby, or refreshing your nursery for their siblings-to-come, setting up a nursery with furniture can be an overwhelming process. Everyone wants the best space for their baby to be comfortable, safe, and suitable for theirs, and your needs. With so many options, gadgets and new products to choose from, […]

Young Girl Making Her Bed

Make Your Bed Day: How to Get a Child to Make Their Own Bed

Posted on 04/09/2021 by Room to Grow

September 11 is Make Your Bed Day; the perfect time to encourage children to take a moment to make their bed each day. Studies have shown that there are actually various benefits to making the bed each morning, so it’s important to show them how to make a bed. Why You Should Teach Your Child […]

Why is my child not sleeping? Common sleep problems with kids and how to solve them

Posted on 24/08/2021 by Olivia Lowry
Room to Grow, Sleep, The Sleep Charity

In this blog, we catch up with Lisa Artis, Deputy CEO of The Sleep Charity. The Sleep Charity campaigns to improve sleep support and access to high quality information, raise awareness of the value of a good night’s sleep and promote understanding around the complexities of sleep. We asked Lisa about the most common sleep […]

How to do your own sports day with the kids this summer – The Room To Grow games

Posted on 29/07/2021 by Olivia Lowry
Fun, Holidays, Room to Grow

The long awaited Tokyo 2020 Olympics are kicking off this week with the opening ceremony showing this Friday the 23rd July. At Room To Grow we love getting involved in all the fun, from table tennis to taekwondo! There really is something for everyone. The holidays are beginning and it’s time again to keep the […]

Toddler Laying On A Double Bed

Duvets Or Blankets For Your Kids?

Posted on 25/07/2021 by Room to Grow
Beds, Sleep

Duvets are the norm nowadays, not many people use sheets and blankets and there’s probably a whole generation in the UK who have grown up never having used a top sheet at all. Duvets barely existed in the UK until the seventies, we all used sheets with blankets and eiderdowns or quilts.

How to set up a shared bedroom for multiple kids

Posted on 19/07/2021 by Olivia Lowry
Children's Beds

As your family grows and new siblings join, there often comes a time when kids need to, or want to, share a bedroom. Whether it’s down to the number of bedrooms available, a downsizing, or a new baby arriving, there are many reasons why children may have to transition to a shared bedroom. There are […]

At What Age Should Siblings Have Their Own Rooms?

Posted on 17/07/2021 by Room to Grow
Children's Beds

As with many of the questions associated with child rearing, there is no set answer for everyone. To decide at what age your siblings should have their own rooms, you need to consider several different aspects of their relationship as well as their ages, personalities, and whether they are of the same or opposite sex. […]

How to manage changes of routine: summer holidays

Posted on 25/06/2021 by Olivia Lowry
Holidays, Room to Grow

Summer holidays are just around the corner! For most children, summer holidays are an exciting time of play dates, activities, holiday clubs and more. Whilst the kids are getting into the spirit of the summer break, it’s worth thinking about how their daily schedules will change. Think about how maintaining routines that offer predictability, that […]

Help your child sleep in warm weather: our top tips

Posted on 11/06/2021 by Olivia Lowry
Room to Grow, Sleep

How can I help get my child to sleep in warm weather? Every parent has thought about how to get their little ones to sleep when it’s a hot spring or summer day outside. As temperatures rise and summer is just around the corner, sleep can become difficult not only for adults, but for kids […]


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