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Kids' Room Decorating Ideas: Project Nursery

Two moms started a home design site that specializes in decorating kids rooms, and we love their most recent project: They gave our writer's baby a nursery. If you've ever been faced with decorating a baby's or kid's room, you know the...Two moms started a home design site that specializes in decorating kids rooms.

Best Wallpaper Patterns for Kids Rooms

Skip the blue or pink paint. Here are 10 of our favorite wall coverings for kids' rooms. Decorating kids' rooms is a chance to have some fun with decor, especially when it comes to the walls. While most of the rooms of your house probably...Skip the blue or pink paint. Here are 10 of our favorite wall coverings for kids rooms.

Create Cool Kids' Rooms Without Spending A Fortune

The key to a cool kid's bedroom makeover is letting your imagination run wild. Credit: Michelle Workman
Sprucing up your kid's bedroom doesn't have to cost a fortune to look super cool and luxe, says interior designer to the stars Michelle...

Co-Sleeping: Is it Right for You?

Co-sleeping occurs when parents and children share the same bed. This has become popular among parents who practice attachment parenting, a parenting style advocated by William Sears, M.D. Opponents of co-sleeping say the practice interferes with...

Kid's Rooms and the Psychology of Color

When we first moved into our new home a few months ago, I began repainting every single room in it, starting with my 8-year-old's bedroom. I let her choose the color (lavender) and help with the work. It turned out beautifully and I think it is one...

Storing with style

Imagine a world where coats are hung, playthings are stored, and mittens and scarves no longer litter the floor. A place where you can walk a straight line without tripping over a toy and landing on a pile of shoes. Now, imagine yourself living in...

Top storage solutions

After a brief hiatus, ParentPicks is back! This is where we take full advantage of your wisdom and experience and ask you to share it with other parents. Whether you have one child or six, chances are you have come across a product, an idea, or a...

Daily Dish - Clutter-busting kids' rooms

Although kids tend to accumulate more things than the average adult, they are often relegated to the smaller bedrooms in the house....

Blog surfing while nesting

Hi friends! Sorry for my absence, but I'm 30 weeks pregnant and suffering from the most insane bout of nesting. Ever. On record. No seriously, I think my husband is just about ready to leave me, save his guilty conscience. And maybe he loves me...

My Scene Barbie solves a decorating dilemma

I recently wrote about trying to come to an agreement with Ellie on the decor of her bedroom. Of the issues we face as parents, decorating disagreements are pretty small stuff. But Ellie's ideas on how her room should look were so distant from my...

More elephant obsession: bed sheets

Thanks to Lauren who saw my post about the cute, but spendy, elephant bookends I coveted this morning and offered up a nice alternative. Garnet Hill sells this Pachyderm Percale for around $85 for the twin set. Still a little pricey but maybe we'll...

Talking monkey clock

My son keeps waking up at 4 o'clock in the morning. He heads to the living room, flips on the lights and the television. As a child, if I woke up at 4am, I'd find nothing on television but the multicolored test pattern. But in the day of cable he...

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