As your family grows so will your need to make your home as practical as possible. Cleaning, cooking and laundry all take up so much of your time. And if you have small children and a career to juggle too, life can be so busy. Practical solutions in the home can help you find more quality time to spend with your family. Here are just a few of my ideas to help you find an easier life at home:
Furniture is the key to a practical life at home. You want plenty of places to store things, so look for cabinets and cupboards that offer the space you need. Drawers can be very handy when you want a way to organize those little bits and pieces we all have. When you’re buying new furniture, think about the different ways you can use it. If you’re buying a coffee table, can the kids also use it safely to do puzzles or coloring?
Sofas often double up as trampolines as soon as your back is turned. Even small children can end up pushing the furniture out of place. However, it’s best not to push it against the wall. Scuffs and dents from the furniture will make the walls look unsightly. They may even end up damaged. Sofas that have built-in storage can be handy too. But when it’s time to finally put your feet up in the evening, maybe a recliner will be more practical!Continue Reading