With limp arms and tired eyes, you head to the last adult refuge in your home – the bedroom. That’s right, you’ll generally find that the only place to relax in your house away from the jovial air of Peppa the Pig and Iggle Piggle is your own room, meaning you’ll want to make it as perfect space as possible.
Find the ideal flooring
That’s why you need some warm-coloured carpeting to make the place instantly welcoming. To add even greater comfort, invest in some bedroom mats that you can place next to the bed to soothe your soles when you first wake in the morning.
Make a luxury suite with an ensuite
The one thing you’re almost guaranteed to do when you leave your bedroom first thing in the morning is accidentally wake up your kids. They’ll amble up to you, somehow excited at the very idea of being awake. And although you love them and all, it’s only seven in the morning and you haven’t even had your morning toilet trip yet.
The solution – fit an ensuite into your bedroom to freshen up in peace. After which, you’ll be ready to look after your kids without feeling groggy.
DON’T mix work with rest
It’s pretty tempting when you slouch off to your kip to flick on your laptop and see if you can get a bit of extra work done. But that’s exactly what you shouldn’t be doing.
So, find more passive pursuits to, well, pursue. Read a book or listen to relaxing music and you’ll be able drift off in no time.