The first thing that we want to give is that ye b list by not having a glass table . Children are experts shatter anything of that material and also the tips would harm them. There are ergonomic wooden tables very nice that can help you take away the above problem.
Kids will love playing on the floor and lie on every side, so that in your living room can not miss a great carpet where they were not cold feet while playing or watching TV. If you buy one hypoallergenic carpet better.
A corner in the lounge section just for them will make your life easier. There may have your table and chairs with their favorite toys and paintings. If you devote a little time to adapt the space for the kids in the hall , sure you gain time for you.