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Accent Blinds and Shutters helps you bring children home safely

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Accent Blinds and Shutters helps you bring children home safely

Right up there on the excitement scale with creating your list of baby names is pondering the endless possibilities for making your baby’s room special while keeping safety a high priority. From a fantasy room that clearly stands apart, to a subdued space that blends with the décor in your home, your baby’s nursery can be anything you want, while still creating a baby safe haven for your little one.

How do I start to choose the nursery décor? A logical place to start in designing your baby’s room is with the crib bedding, blanket, and crib skirt. It’s often much easier to start with the crib linens and then paint or wallpaper. To guard against suffocation, we recommend keeping your baby’s crib simple—just a tight fitted sheet, and maybe a crib skirt/dust ruffle for a touch of style. If you want to use a bumper pad, make sure it’s thin, firm, securely tied and meshy, not puffy or padded. Bumper pads should be removed as soon as your baby can pull up to a standing position, so he can't use them as a stepping stool to climb out of the crib.

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Toddler Safe Haven

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Toddler Safe Haven

A toddler’s own room should be a safe and pleasant haven for him or her. Choose a theme that best expresses the child’s personality so that they want to spend time in their room. Don’t be influenced by the latest designer trends or current fades. If you take a simple approach with any toddler room decorating ideas you have, you'll find that a good part of the room can be easily updated when your child's tastes change and it won't result in a large hit to your pocketbook.

Young toddlers are never still, and increased mobility brings new safety concerns. Lets look at some simple things you can do to not only create that sanctuary, but simple things that can be done to protect your child. There are hidden dangers that may not always be obvious.

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