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  • Children’s Beds and How to Deal with Nightmares

    Nightmares are extremely common for children but there are things you can do to help them cope starting with your children's beds. Adults know that nightmares are not real but even then they can leave you feeling scared and upset. Imagine how a child must feel when they do not understand that the terrifyingly lifelike images they have experienced are simply a result of their imagination. Here's a few ways you can handle their nightmares.

     

    Ghostly Giggles in your Children’s Beds

     

    It can be tempting to laugh at your child's fear of the monster under their bed, the ghoul in the wardrobe or the cheese with legs that has been chasing them all night. It is important to remember that these things can seem very real to youngsters, however, and you don't want them to stop telling you about their fears. Instead, explain to your children that nightmares are just made-up things created by their brain and are not things that can ever hurt them.

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    If it’s monsters under the bed they are worried about, the Julian Bowen Stella Low-Sleeper Bed will show them the only thing under their bed is great storage place to make sure their room is always clean and tidy.  Encourage them to be brave, perhaps offering a treat if they manage to stay in bed all night. Just make sure they know you are nearby if they really need you and perhaps offer to keep checking on them regularly throughout the night.

     

    Banish the Darkness Fear

     

    Get out the torches and play games with your children in the dark. This will help them to understand that everything is still the same in their room even when the lights are off. It can also help explain how shadows are created, making them less frightening when they are alone. If your child is still worried, invest in a subtle night light to make them feel more secure like our Bendy Bunk Light. A teddy or blanket can also make them feel less alone and safer.

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    Monster Bashing

     

    Use your imagination to battle the effects of theirs by inventing creative ways to keep the monsters and bad dreams at bay. How about having your own monster repellent spray to use before bed or a magic pillow that will frighten ghosts away? If that doesn't work maybe sleeping in a fairytale Knight’s castle will give them a sense of security. This Steens For Kids Two Tone Midsleeper with Knight Accessories is high off the ground and includes a protective tunnel to shelter them from the figures of their imaginations.

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    Watch What You Watch

     

    Don't feed your child's imagination further by allowing them to watch scary films or listen to frightening stories. Even something youngsters see first thing in the morning can come back to haunt them late at night.

     

    Do you have any tips on how to cope with children’s nightmares? Share them with us on Facebook or Twitter.

     

  • From Steens to Thuka: A Guide to Children's Beds

    Here at the Childrens Bed Shop, we have a brilliant range of Children's Beds from top brands such as Steens and Thuka to suit any design and budget. A good night’s sleep is crucial in a child’s life. Children need a safe and comfortable place to recharge their batteries each night to ensure proper mind and body development.

     

    Single Beds and Low Sleeper Beds

     

    There are many children's beds to choose from. Take the Julian Bowen Jemima single bed, for example. With a pretty pink finish and heart design detail, it is ideal for all little princesses to get their beauty sleep.

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     Captains’ Beds

     

    Products such as the Sweet Dreams Ruby Pink Captains' Bed show exactly why this is a popular style. Although they take up the same floor space as their single counterparts, captains’ beds have the bonus of coming with storage, an extra bed or even a combination of both. Great for when space is at a premium.

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    Cabin Beds and Steens Mid Sleeper Beds

     

    Choosing a cabin or mid sleeper bed can be the ideal space-saving solution. Little adventurers will love the Steens for Kids Midsleeper Bed with Blue Accessories, which doubles as an exciting play den, whilst the Steens for Kids Midsleeper Bed with 3+2 Chest in Solid Plain White comes with plenty of storage to help keep your child’s room neat and tidy.

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    Loft Beds and Thuka High Sleeper Beds

     

    A perfect solution to help children to balance work and play, the Thuka Trendy 30 High Sleeper Bed combines a high sleeping area with a fully equipped desk and shelving unit. Offering the alternative of an extra bed on the lower level, the Steens For Kids High Sleeper Bed and Single Bed in Natural Lacquer is another example of how children's beds in this category exude both style and practicality.

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    Bunk Beds

     

    Who doesn’t love a bunk bed? Choosing the Julian Bowen Domino Maple means that even smaller bedrooms can benefit from the fun and functionality of bunk beds, whilst the Parisot Bibop 2 Bunk Bed offers not just a place to sleep, but plenty of storage too.

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    Do you have a question about one of our children's beds? Contact us here.

     

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