How can I make my dresser more of a dresser than a desk?

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Have a dresser but child uses it as a desk how can I regain my dresser
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  • Anna Anna on May 15, 2017
    A simple solution would be to get him a desk or create one.

  • Slew Dee Slew Dee on May 15, 2017
    Talk to your child about why they like it as a desk. Find a suitable alternative desk for your child. Perhaps from a thrift store and redecorate it together so the child feels connected to it. Consider whether your child is using your dresser as a desk in your space to be around you more?

  • C. D. Scallan C. D. Scallan on May 15, 2017
    Have the child do homework at the kitchen table . That's where mine did homework as I prepared dinner so I could be available for assistance . Also , no distractions. Speak to your child and explain that this is a more appropriate environment for them to work on homework and projects . You need and deserve your own space .

  • Cwh6899259 Cwh6899259 on May 16, 2017
    Assuming the dresser is a bedroom dresser......remove child's items from the top, place a runner and dresser type toiletry items on top of runner. Tell child not to use as desk.

    Get child it's own desk, in it's own space. Explain to child your dresser is off limits.

  • Sal3170064 Sal3170064 on May 16, 2017
    Add a large swing mirror, a decorative dressing table cloth, brush set, a tray for toiletries etc. There will be no room for homework.

  • Cordelia Cordelia on May 16, 2017
    Thanks. Great ideas