Grace and Obie share a room. Not a problem at all. They love it and I think they would really miss each other if we split them up. Naptime used to be a problem. . .we quickly learned that they would have to be separated for it since all they wanted to do was play together. Here was our new problem. Grace doesn't need as much sleep as Obie. They have the same bedtime and I'm not giving up Grace's nap time. . .plus when she consistently doesn't have a nap she gets grumpy. . .really grumpy. So our problem was she has been waking up earlier then Obie, waking him up for entertainment which in turn causes him to get grumpy, need a morning nap (kind of) of then be off schedule for the rest of the day. Both kids are still in cribs. Neither have climbed out and we like it that way. But Grace is 3 1/2 so we thought maybe it was time. . .we were going to get her a bed after Christmas but. . .that idea has now changed. We decided we would try her mattress on the floor so she could "sneak" out of her room when she wakes up in the morning and not wake up Obie. She was very excited. The crib is in her room and she has been told that if she can't stay on her bed it will be put back in the crib. Grace was so excited. . .like she couldn't contain herself. She kept telling Obie about it. . .even after she was in bed with the lights our she was still telling Obie about her big girl bed. Anyways, she has been told she cannot get out until the sun wakes up and there is light. . .usually she gets up at 7:15am. Today it was 6:45am. She was a grump. GRUMP. She knew it too. She even told the Sunday school teacher that she was grumpy and that after she ate lunch she needed to take a nap. Well. . .she did need to. Except when we layed her down, she stayed on the mattress but she refused to sleep. 2 hours later she came downstairs and informed me she was done resting. I'm hoping the excitement wares off and some normal sleep starts taking place. At least she is staying where she belongs. . .now she just needs to do what she is suppose to do and sleep. Please sleep.
Winter to spring
5 weeks ago