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Bunk Beds: The Minivans of Children’s Furniture, Part 2

As we discussed in Part 1, many parents know that having children too young or not coordinated enough to climb up and down a ladder to a top bunk can be hazardous, which is precisely why we carry a variety of bed-climbing options for both our bunk beds and loft beds. Many of our most popular options utilize staircases instead, which have the additional benefit of providing extra storage space via … Continue

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How You Can Love Forests Better by Buying Lumber

Builders, furniture makers, and even weekend hobby woodworkers all have one thing in common: respect for wood. Unfortunately, a by-product of that respect can easily be fear — fear of buying lumber because of rumors of a waning supply. Isn’t that part of being a responsible citizen and member of the planet? Maybe it seems that way, but as common as it is, such thinking is based in a false … Continue

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Sleep Position & Shoulder Pain: Is There a Connection?

Whether we’re talking pain prevention or surgical recovery, sleep position can greatly impact your shoulder health. Basic Sleep Position When you lie on your side, notice the position of your shoulder. If you’re like most people, you position your body in a way that forces your shoulder into a forward position, helping you to prevent the immediate arm pain and numbness which would likely be … Continue

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Freshman Year: Full of New Experiences

For the first time, you will be away from your parents’ rules. You will have your own place to call home. For the first time, you will be away from your high school friends and any drama or pressure they may cause to your life. For the first time, you will leave your comfort zone and experience a new world; a world with new beginnings and new experiences. For the first time, you will be … Continue

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How You Can Love Forests Better by Buying Lumber

Builders, furniture makers, and even weekend hobby woodworkers all have one thing in common: respect for wood. Unfortunately, a by-product of that respect can easily be fear — fear of buying lumber because of rumors of a waning supply. Isn’t that part of being a responsible citizen and member of the planet? Maybe it seems […]

Sleep Position & Shoulder Pain: Is There a Connection?

Whether we’re talking pain prevention or surgical recovery, sleep position can greatly impact your shoulder health. Basic Sleep Position When you lie on your side, notice the position of your shoulder. If you’re like most people, you position your body in a way that forces your shoulder into a forward position, helping you to prevent […]

Why You Should Ditch the Baby Monitor, Reason #3: Value

While the baby stage may last a year or two longer than a wedding celebration, you’ll likely rue the day you spent so much money — or registered for so many pricey items — you used only a handful of months. Babies really do grow very quickly! We’ve already discussed two reasons you should ditch […]

Why You Should Ditch the Baby Monitor, Reason #2: Quality

Not only are many traditional baby monitors overpriced — the #1 reason to consider an alternative — but often, they also use inferior technology. Inferior to what, you might ask? Inferior to what most of us use for other functions in our lives and throughout our homes. In a day when we use our smartphones […]

All About Meranti – the New Philippine Mahogany

If you’re familiar with the boat building industry, you probably associate Philippine Mahogany with the iconic Chris Craft boats dating back to the 1930s. Of course, the fact that this unusual species works for boats means that it’s more than suitable for other exterior projects, too. Philippine Mahogany works well for exterior applications such as […]

Recommended Bookcase Beds for Kids, Part 3

Bookcase Beds don’t always have a bookshelf or two built into the headboard; sometimes, they offer more traditional bookshelves positioned beneath the bed itself! If you haven’t found the perfect match for your taste and your child’s bedroom quite yet (in our first or second posts), we think these next three options are worth a […]

Recommended Bookcase Beds for Kids, Part 2

Whether you lack the space for an added piece, such as a nightstand or free-standing bookcase, or you simply need extra storage, a Bookcase Bed might just be the piece you need to complete your child’s bedroom. The Bedroom Source carries several options for you, and we’re proud to showcase a few of our favorites. […]