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Why having a practical nursery matters

June 1, 2020

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When it comes to having a nursery for your baby, there are so many things to consider. One of the main things is to understand that while having a beautiful nursery seems important, having one that functions well for you and your child is actually key. Getting caught up in colour schemes and design patterns might be fun but you’ll be so thankful in the middle of the night when you’re taking care of your baby that you planned ahead and created a nursery that works for you and your baby’s needs.

Reasons why having a practical nursery matters

Once you discover that you’re expecting, the clock is ticking to start to make the nursery. And while you might be tempted to spend all your time looking for decor, fight that urge and focus on the things that you’re going to need instead. Here are some reasons why having a practical nursery matters in the long run.

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When your baby needs something, having it handy asap is essential

The instinct of a parent is to help their child to stop crying quickly when they’re expressing that they need something. If all you have in your nursery is cute little items that are not functional, there’s not much in there that is actually going to be of use. 

Sometimes, the rest of the house might be a bit chaotic. There are always things going on and distractions that can happen. When this is the case, having a nursery is a great way to be able to get away from all the noise and continue to bond with your child. 

You can easily set up a nice area in the room that has a rocker and pillows so that you can relax and just “be” with your baby. Close the door, put on some white noise, and just relax. Using this Pokee Cot Organiser is the perfect way to be able to relax and have literally everything that you need close to you at all times. Having it full of nappies, wipes, clothes, toys and anything else is so nice and handy and it means you’ll spend less time looking for things and more time snuggling! 

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Your nursery doesn’t have to stay a nursery forever

This is one of the best parts about having a dedicated nursery. It’s no secret that your baby is going to grow fast and suddenly, they’ll be a toddler. While your nursery was great for when they were tiny, set it up from the start in a way that you can easily transition them into toddlerhood as well. 

Use a crib that can then be changed into a toddler bed and also have a glider in their room that you once used for breastfeeding or night feedings be used now for a reading chair for them.

The more focus that you put on having a nursery that is practical and functional, the less stress that you’ll be having to deal with as you discover more needs for your child. And as they start to grow, you’ll already be ahead of the game, too! 

Win a Pokee Cot Organiser

Staying organised anywhere in the home is important, especially in your baby’s nursery which is a multifunctional space. To help you stay organised in your baby’s nursery, we are lucky enough to have a Pokee Cot Organiser to giveaway.

Prize: Pokee Cot Organiser

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  • Nadia Josephine June 1, 2020 at 11:04 pm

    Aww this is fab I think organisation is key with a little one!

  • Sharon Wilkes June 11, 2020 at 11:22 am

    I love everything organized and in its place

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