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The Benefits of Natural Light For Your Child's Bedroom - The Salt Box
Sunlight and fresh air have long been responsible for good vibes and sound health. While we all need to be indoors, there is no reason why we cannot bring these two beneficial and natural factors into our houses. And, in particular, into kids bedrooms and play areas. We take pains to source and decorate our kid’s rooms with all the latest kids furniture items, colour themes and the latest fan art, but do we give thought to how much sunlight can enter the bedroom, and if there is enough fresh air circulating? Most do not. What benefits do sunlight and fresh air have? Florence Nightingale was adamant about allowing patients windows to be left open to allow the natural light to enter, as well as cool air. Without letting the patient catch a too-cold breeze, she insisted that this assisted in healing them and in disinfecting their open wounds. Today, the same methodology applies, and we now know, in more depth, how beneficial light, in particular, direct sunlight, and fresh air are. With kids being exposed to numerous germs all day, more so than us careful adults, they are prone to picking up viruses, as well as infecting scratches and …