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A Montessori Children’s Wardrobe - Designed & Made in the USA

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Yes, you can now find your very own Montessori Children's Wardrobe designed and made in the USA! The Alba Montessori Children's Wardrobe is a new release by Sprout and is now available for pre-order.  I love Sprout because I love Clark and all that his company stands for. He does more consultation with families and teachers on the ground than any other company that I know of. Sprout is driven by a desire to help families. What could be more helpful than a children's wardrobe? My only tip is not to overstock the wardrobe. Remember toddlers only need a few options!...

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Bored with traditional looks and classic lines? Do wing chairs and chintz upholstery send you running? Lucky for you many of today’s designers feel the same way and have created plenty of funky, unusual pieces that will appeal to those looking for...

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Wild shapes, unconventional materials and innovative concepts all make for furnishings that stand out and grab attention. So get your quirk on and peruse these possibilities for adding a whimsical touch to any living space. Mixed Materials Iron bars, glass blocks and velvet – why not? Arcana’s Rion loveseat is part of the Altered Common collection, which is designed specifically to “create whimsy and attention” in a room. Like this loveseat, each piece in the collection alters conventional scales and uses unexpected materials in unusual ways. This is a fresh take on functionality that goes far beyond the common and...

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Montessori Self Dressing Area - How Many Clothes Should I Have Out?

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Our toddler wardrobe isn't a minimalist wardrobe, it is an age-appropriate, developmentally appropriate wardrobe. Perhaps your child can manage with more clothes, perhaps less. "Clothing that is easy to remove and to put on oneself enables the child to practice these skills. These are things to consider when picking out any clothing, from shoes to pajamas, to coats, for young children. A child's efforts at picking out her own clothes and dressing herself are satisfied if the parents hang up, within the child's reach, just two outfits, letting the child decide between them when she dresses in the morning. This...

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50+ Furniture Finds That Look Expensive but Are in Your Budget Thanks to Amazon

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Shopping for new furniture is not only an overwhelming task, it's also one that ends up costing a fortune. Every time I look for new pieces, my top priority is to hunt down ones that look expensive but actually aren't. Honestly, who isn't looking for that? So, to help you find the best options out there, I turned to Amazon. The site has a wide selection of impressive finds from tons of popular brands, including its very own in-house line. We curated a list of over 50 picks that will blow you away. From entryway tables to sofas that turn...

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