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1. Know there will be differences of opinion
2. Kids can be fickle
To avoid this, perhaps don’t give in to every one of your their whims related to the decor, and perhaps try and ensure that they are genuinely sure about their choices and tastes. That goes for yours too!
Tip: One option that is available are stickers, which can be applied to the wall without causing damage to the paint or surfaces, something to keep in mind if you think your little one’s tastes may change quickly.
3. Don’t let it cost the earth
4. Involve the kids
5. Kids’ rooms are different to adults'
When completing a DIY kids’ room makeover, keep the above in mind and the process is much more likely to go smoothly. At the end of the process, I am sure that your little ones will love their new rooms!
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David B. Younger, Ph.D. is the creator of Love After Kids, for couples that have grown apart since having children. He is a clinical psychologist and couples therapist with a web-based private practice and lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, 14-year-old son, 5-year-old daughter and 7-year-old toy poodle.