Thursday, March 24, 2011

Big Girl Bed

My mom just got back from a two week trip to Georgia w/ my Grandmother. She found a toddler bed for DD at a junk/antique shop while there. I can't tell you how excited I am about this. I am so ready to have our bed back. Don't get me wrong, I loved having Celia close to us at night. It was nice because both DH and I work out of town. We only get a few hours a day with her so it was nice to get that time at night. BUT, I am now dying to get her out of my bed.

I had one of my horrible mommy moments this past weekend. She and I went to bed at 7:30 Sat night (early for me) because she was so tired and ill. However, I think she was too tired because she refused to go to sleep. She tossed and turned, moaned and groaned and continuously kicked me in the head, face or stomach. I was calm for a while, but by 9:30 I was sleepy. I was yelling to the top of my lungs for her to "be quiet and go to sleep".

Now I know she is only 18mos which is the reason I feel horrible for yelling. That wasn't going to do anything to calm the situation at all. But I'm sure we all have those moments. The one redeeming thing about it is that she isn't going to remember it.

I feel horrible that I haven't posted pics lately so I will remedy that this weekend. Until then, cross your fingers and pray that the transition to a big girl bed goes smoothly.


  1. The other day my daughter who is almost 5 was acting like a lunatic, she was having a total melt down for the umth time that day and I could not take it any longer. I barked right back at her and even as I was talking, or yelling, I heard my voice and thought she is a little kid let it go.

    It was not the first time or the last that I will I make a mistake with my kids. But I will learn and try to be a better mom.

    Parenting comes with a lot of guilt,


  2. Following you back!! We made the transition to my sons big boy bed a few months ago, he was 20 months and it went smooth. We actually switched him one night when he was not feeling well and he stayed perfectly still in his bed haha! We have a baby gate up now in his doorway for when he does try to escape! haha Just be persistent, sometimes Vincent will come sleep by his door and we just move him back! It gets better every day. GOOD LUCK!!

  3. Hello... I just found you via Allie's blog and am a new follower. My daughter just moved into her big girl bed last week and has done amazingly well with it.