Sunday, October 14, 2007

Big Girl

This weekend we decided to turn Mim's crib into a toddler bed by removing the side rail. (It was designed for that.) With much fear and trembling I put her down to sleep Friday night, but everything went surprisingly smoothly. I'm not letting her have her milk bottle anymore, but she does get some water in her bottle. So far, so good. Both nights she's woken up in the middle of the night and fallen/gotten out of bed. I've just put her back and given her a bit more water. The next step will be putting her in an actual bed. That's an ordeal yet to come. I'm pretty sure she won't nap in this new and improved bed, so I guess my days of sweet naptime bliss are over. Oh well. It had to end someday. It's not like I was ever very productive during naptime, but at least I could stop and think (or sleep, if necessary).

Here's a video that Daddy took of the first scary (for Mommy, not for Mim) night. video

7 comments:

Attolia said...

Does she say "I love you"? Awww, how adorable. :)

Johanna said...

Very adorable indeed.

aftergrace said...

How sweet! It's amazing just how fast they change and grow. You are right about naps, it is a little reprieve from the toddler confusion. I'm still thankful for naps-and my girls are 18! (I just love the quiet)

Kyuri said...

Awww...priceless!

Tendrils said...

That was absolutely adorable!!!! Punky isn't too far off from the toddler bed, too, so I totally understand your feelings!!! They grow up so fast!!!

JAM said...

It's like those "life comes at you fast" commercials.

Denise Patrick said...

Both my kids had beds like that - they slept in them for 10 years! The beds became toddler beds, then junior twin beds. They might have been expensive to start with, but they were worth it when I didn't have to buy them new beds for so long.

My daughter was so tiny that we had to buy her a stool in order to get into her bed as a toddler, but she loved it.