We've got good news and bad news. First, the bad: not everyone can have a closet like Carrie Bradshaw's. (Did she really live in a Manhattan apartment?) The good: there's a simple way to make your small closet look and feel larger than it really is.
For the kids room instead of replacing the broken tracks? Create more space in the bedrooms by removing closet doors and replacing them with curtains. Furniture can now be placed closer to the closet since you no longer need room to open the doors.