Happy April Fools’ Day!
We wish the Ultimate Binge-Watcher were real. A recliner with built-in massage and control, mini refrigerator, cup holder, and headphones? You would (almost) never have to get up from your chair while playing video games or binging on the latest series from Netflix.
For health and development, children require nine to 12 hours of sleep each night, and it’s vital to their well-being that this biologic and emotional need be an ongoing priority. (If only grownups followed this same rule.) Selecting the right bed and mattress is key to ensuring little ones get the proper rest for brain function, immunity, growth, and even handling stress.
Here are four tips for selecting the best kids bed for a great night’s sleep:
When choosing new furniture, one of the most important — and sometimes confusing — considerations is fabric selection. From kids and pets to dirty shoes and spilled drinks, you need material that can stand up to everyday life. But how do you know what’s best?
First, consider how the furniture will be used. If your furniture will be subjected to heavy wear, like a couch in a central area of your home, it’s best to choose a tough, durable fabric that’s easy to clean and can withstand daily use. In these cases, look for tightly woven fabrics with high thread counts (the number of threads per square inch). Also consider who will be using your new furniture. If you invite pets onto the couch, for example, consider a microfiber or faux leather since these fabrics can withstand extra wear and tear.
No matter what you’re shopping for, the following guide will help you better understand the different types of upholstery fabric in order to make the best choice for you and your family.
Game day is about more than just sports. It’s about creating the ultimate fan experience complete with family, friends, and a jalapeño popper or two. But first, consider your watching environment. Is your TV up to snuff, so you know you won’t miss a single moment? Oh, and how is the sound? Do you feel like you’re part of the action? Can your friend, who’s just there for the snacks, still get comfy even if he’s not glued to the game? We’ve rounded up everything an enthusiast needs to play nice all season long, no matter which sport you love.
Wood furniture, cabinetry, and flooring can be very durable, but they are also susceptible to scratches and dents. However, minor scuffs and dings can often be fixed fairly easily without hiring professional help.
Below are five easy, noninvasive ways to cover up and minimize marks and imperfections and bring new luster back to wood items.*