Are Bunkbeds Worth It?

During our most recent vacation, we stayed in house that had bunkbeds. It was my boys' first time sleeping in bunkbeds and a great way for me to test them out before making the investment.

We had lots of concerns — would our oldest fall out in the middle of the night or stumble on the ladder on his way to the bathroom? Would our youngest argue about sleeping on the top bunk? Things worked out perfectly on our trip. There were no accidents or arguments. But we've had friends tell us about fights over the top bunk, kids growing out of bunkbeds quickly, and all other kinds of stories that have left us wondering whether they would be a good investment for us. So I'd love to hear from those of you who do have kids in bunkbeds — are they worth the investment?

(Image: Jill Slater)

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