THE BIG BOY BED. Oh dear Lord...I tremble in fear. Some people report nothing but praise for the transition to a big kid bed, while others haven't slept since the day their toddler realized they could now climb out of their own bed and
Jack seems perfectly happy sleeping in his crib...at night. But for naps? He sleeps in our bed. Usually by himself, but every now and then I do nap with him. Also, by the time Luke will be born, Jack will be just weeks away from his second birthday, which is right around when we had loosely planned to move him to a big boy bed. We would like to move him a little sooner now, because we don't want to sack him with a new sibling AND a new sleeping arrangement.
We don't see the point in buying a second crib for Luke, when it would most likely be a matter of months, if not weeks, until Jack is no longer using his, and neither Matt nor I really like the idea of converting Jack's current crib into a toddler bed. We think we might go with a twin sized bed, one that he would then just be able to stay in until he is much older. Something like this...
Are we crazy? What did you do? Any magic tips? PLEASE? I am not afraid to beg. Please share your experiences with us, be they good, bad, or ugly, we want to hear it all!