My favorite purchase is probably bed risers. For about $8 you can raise every bed enough to slide about 6 nice sized storage totes under each queen bed and 4 under each twin. In the room my two daughters share, totes for dolls, animals, dress up, blankets, VHS videos, art, pjs, and barbies are under their two beds. Our house runs smoothly because I have the children help with almost all the household work. They should be feel important and contribute to the flow of a peaceful house. When you work as a team, you can relax as a team. I never use the word chore. It's a contribution. This house is a refuge in a troubled world and family team work keeps it that way.