Since Trevor can’t climb I thought he’d be in his crib forever. Actually, I was kind of hoping that would be the case 😉 I liked the feeling of having him safely contained in one spot. And he loved his crib, so this transition to a big boy bed came as a surprise to us all.
He always liked to kick the sides of his crib while laying down, and he also enjoyed jiggling the sides while standing. Because of this I checked the hardware often and tightened the screws. Yesterday when I went to tighten the screws I noticed that the upper right hardware connecting his crib rail was in danger of failing. There was actually a gap! As it wasn’t safe for him to sleep in the crib any longer we decided to take off the crib rail and convert his crib into a toddler bed.
Since he doesn’t like change I was a nervous wreck, but he’s done so well with the change. To get him used to it we let him play in his new “big boy” bed yesterday afternoon and he really liked that. He piled in a bunch of toys: