I have two boys aged 7 and 4 sharing and they love it. No real plan, actually have an empty bedroom. Initially I put them together as I was expecting a baby and wanted to put baby in own room but he was stillborn and now I can't make a decision about the room. So they are happy together, also my oldest child is nearly 18 so I figure one day her room will be free so even we go again the sharing arrangement won't last forever. Or we may extend. It's a possibility just undecided if we really want to.
Oh and mine have a small room but with a built in. They are in bunks which I hate but room won't fit two beds. They also have storage cube for toys
Oh ours is a 2 double bed place... so the kids share a double room.
We're in a 3 bedroom home and about to have our 4th child.
There is 19 months between my first 2 (boy/girl) and they shared when number 3 came along so he could have the other room. Now he's 2.5 and he and my eldest who is 5.5 (3 years between them) now share and my girl has her own room.
Baby number 4 is a boy, and will room in with us for quite some time, and then will go in with my daughter. She will be 4.5 when he's born, and he probably won't go in with her for a good year. I think she will really enjoy having him in with her because she's a bit of a mother hen and can't wait to help me out with baby.
As far as what we plan on doing as they grow up, well each of their room fits 2 beds, so they won't go in bunks, but instead we've decided that as each of them turns 6, they will be getting a loft bed. So they will sleep on top and have a desk underneath where they can do their homework and keep all their things and have their own little space to themselves.
We will probably move one day, but at this point in our lives financially it's not on the cards, so we are looking at doing this long term at this stage.
Our kids currently share a room and have been for about 3 years. DS is 9 and DD is 6. We have a 3 bedroom house so there is space for them to have their own rooms but they enjoy sharing and it frees up the other room for toys and a spare bed for when my mum visits. We don't have a time limit on it, we're just going with the flow. Once one of them is unhappy with the situation we'll separate them.
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