If you have space, child-size coat racks encourage independence and (in theory at least!) mean fewer coats, jackets and bags tossed on the floor. I like these new metal ones in four colors (grey, green, pink and white).
As Apartment Therapy's Family Editor, Carrie covers design and modern homelife with children. A lapsed librarian, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two kids and is in contention to break the record for most hours spent at the playground.
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