The start of the year means New Year's Resolutions and one that we hear all the time: a pledge to spruce up the kids' rooms! If this was on your 2014 to-dos, we have some room-inspiration for you. Upgrading to big-boy / big-girl bed: Moving from a crib to a toddler bed or a toddler bed to a twin (or if you jump step two, a crib to a twin) is a big rite of passage for a kid! If you decide to go the toddler bed route, first consider getting the conversion kit for your crib. Try to anticipate your need - these things go in and out of stock and you don't want to order when your child has one leg over the rail of her crib!Shown: the Eicho crib by Spot on Square with its toddler rail option.If you're crib is earmarked for child #2, then forget the toddler rail: You have to choose between a toddler bed & a twin.In the city, many take the toddler route for its small size and the fact that it's built for a little one. Twin beds, as they serve everyone from kid to adult, aren't usually made anticipating a two year old's needs. So you'd have to look for one with curved edges or not-too-dangerous corners, that is low (ideally) and able to have a toddler rail. You want to think of one that can have a trundle - ideal for the inevitable sleepovers in your future. Note that for those who are moving from crib to twin, sometimes the twin bed you'll buy for a two year old isn't the same one you'd pick for your 5, 8 or 12 year old. Try to pick one with "staying power!"The Monte Dorma (pictured) is a great choice with upholstery, trundle if you want - safe and totally staying power!] The Spot on Square Eicho Twin Bed and the Sparrow Twin by Oeuf are others fit the bill well, relatively low, the Eicho sleek & simple and the Oeuf more classic-modern with a sleigh bed-type styling; both have a trundle option.Once you make your decision, make sure you also nab an organic mattress, ideally with two sides, one waterproof for when they are younger, and one quilted for later. Shop Twin Beds!Taking the plunge to bunk? For city folk this is a popular solution. Urbanites are short on space and a
We wanted to put together some great outfits by size and gender, so you can easily spot some sale must-haves while supplies last. Using amazing brands like Mini Rodini, La Miniatura, NuNuNu, Rowdy Sprout and more, our stylists mixed and remixed to find the fly-est frocks for your trendsetting tot!Girls Size 12-24 months:Shop more fashions for your toddler.