I convinced Andrew, when we were expecting Elsie, that if we were going to move our darling girl to another floor of the house, she still needed to be in a crib - contained!
He agreed and we have two cribs. I guess that's a good thing now - eh?! :)
She's not climbing out or acting upset at being in a crib. In fact she loves her bed. The reason we've waited so long is . . . why mess with a good thing! The child is a champion sleeper - even when she's sick.
So, why are we doing it now?! Well, it is getting more and more difficult for me to lift her into that crib. I usually have a baby in my arms during the process and this is only going to get harder in the next few months.
Plus, I really think she's ready. She's going on 3, knows her whole alphabet, is pretty obedient (even if she sometimes obeys slowly!), is almost 100% potty trained, etc.
She's a big girl now so I believe this weekend will bring about the moving of the toddler bed from the basement to her room. Now . . . where do we put the crib?
(No, they don't sleep together. They were just playing in Abigail's crib one morning).