Lorrie Dunn. Rocking Chair. October 13th , 2017.
If you are looking to purchase a nursery rocking chair you will no doubt have already found that there are many different makes and models to choose from. Ultimately, picking the right one for you will be based on your own tastes, needs, and requirements. To work out what you need, the main thing to be aware of is the different features between the many models of nursery rocking chairs available and the different benefits that each of these features brings.
What do you think of when you think of a rocking chair? Grandpa rocking on the porch enjoying his after dinner pipe of tobacco? Maybe you get a picture of Grandma sitting by the fire knitting furiously and then falling asleep with the cat on her lap? What about a mother nursing her new born baby until the baby eventually falls to sleep (or the mother does). There is no other piece of furniture which quite evokes our memories to the same extent as the humble rocking chair, many illustrators even picture Santa Claus is a rocking chair, having forty winks before setting off back up the chimney. This chair has been an inherent part of our history and, as with so many other things has evolved a long way from its crude beginnings.
The appeal of rocking chairs is not exclusive for adults, since they are also popular toys for children. The wooden rocking horse or chair is a classic children's toy, and it became even more popular with the introduction of various themes, such as motorbikes, firetrucks, and pirate ships. When it comes to comfort, relaxation, and stress relief, rocking chairs have certainly stood the test of time . There is no doubt that rocking chairs have gone a long way, and they have been subjected to various improvements to provide people with greater comfort. Modern rocking chairs may appear in designs that look a lot different from their early counterparts, but they still serve the same purpose and have the same effect.
Many people prefer sitting on a rocking chair while watching television, reading books or magazines, and making handicrafts such as sewing or knitting because sitting on an ordinary chair for a long period time can be very tiring and uncomfortable. The rocking chair has an ergonomic design that allows you to remain seated for a long span of time without straining your back, and its rocking motion has a relaxing effect that can help you sleep peacefully after you've finished reading or knitting.
No one is sure whether the 'Wicker Rocker' as it became known, came before or after the wooden version but they became famous for their craftsmanship and creative designs and were very sought after. The same still stands today. Light, beautiful a real accent piece for any room, ultra comfortable and roomy, relaxing, and a joy for young and old. Wicker rocking chairs can be used on the porch, in the sun room, the family room, the bedroom, the baby's nursery and when it has done all that, a wash down and a can of spray paint and it's good to go for another quarter of a century.
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