Winter is around the corner, and while we all make an effort to keep ourselves warm and comfortable during the colder weather, this is even more important for those with little ones to take care of.
This is why the warmth and comfort of your baby room is an important consideration that needs to be addressed before the coldest months approach. June and July will be chilly, and your baby needs to be protected from the elements.
The secret to keeping your baby happy is comfort, and this means keeping them warm in the place where they love to spend most of their time – their nursery.
Rugs are an excellent way to bring colour into a baby room, while they also act as a wonderful statement piece. But most importantly in this regard, a rug is warm and gives comfort to more than one of the senses. Tiny little feet will love the warmth and texture of the rug, especially in the colder temperatures. A bedroom rug is a functional piece of decor that increases the comfort underfoot, and helps to keep baby warm.
Another great idea is to invest in a cot mattress and baby linen that will ensure the warmth and comfort of your child, so that they can look forward to sleeping in a warm cot each night. Ensuring a comfortable sleeping area with soft and welcoming textures is a must, and baby linen bundles and sets will ensure that your little one beats the cold this winter.
In winter, it is necessary to use pieces of baby furniture that are practical, warm and comfortable, so that you can sit with your baby and breastfeed or read stories without succumbing to the cold. Ensure that you are comfortable enough to sit for hours in a plush feeding chair, and that your baby is able to sleep comfortably too.
The most wonderful of nursery accessories is the soft toy, which your little one will love to cuddle and keep warm with in winter. The softer and cuddlier the teddy bear or other toy is, the better. The toy will become a friend, a pillow and a companion to stay warm with in winter. Take care to make your nursery a comfortable and warm environment for your child, and most of all, though I doubt we need to remind you, give them many cuddles and hugs to keep them extra warm this winter.
-- 18 April 2016 --