Thursday, June 19, 2008

Mischief Maker

One of our children has figured out how to climb out of the crib.

No, not Evan. Our adept climber is Lily this time. She pushes her body over the railing and lowers her feet on the outside of the crib, standing on the mattress, then jumps down. She's quick and rather graceful about it.

And I was just getting smug about how smart I was that I had purchased these fabulous cribs with high railings...

Worse, she can climb back into the boys cribs. Twice last night she climbed into Evan's crib and again this morning - much to Evan's dismay.

We are temporarily leaving the door closed so at least she can't escape in the night and wander around the house but we need a better solution, pronto.

I had thought we would buy crib tents when this day came, but now I'm having second thoughts. I'm leaning towards buying the toddler bed conversion kits for our cribs and just working through the painful transition now.
What is your vote?

Toddler bed rails...

or baby jail cozy crib tent?


MaryBeth said...

I'm truly dreading the day one of mine climbs out, but I'm with you... I think we'll just go straight to toddler beds and skip the baby jails.

Smooch said...

I have two baby jails waiting. Our cribs don't convert, but I can't imagine them running loose in the room. Oy. Plus I don't thinhk I can fit two full size beds there and I don't want to buy toddler beds for such a short interim.