Create a space just for your toddler by converting your old play yard into a tent or a cute little reading nook where they can hang out with friends. Place a pet pillow inside or some old blankets and you have a nice pet bed they can step into to help keep them off of your furniture. I used a pack n play till after my child was 2 and switched to a toddler bed. I put my daughter into her toddler bed at 13months. He was sleeping in a pack-in-play before that. in the toddler bed when he got up I continue to put him back in his bed until he learned to stay!!! It did not take very long. The first night i did this i even had to unscrew the light bulb in his room so he couldn’t turn the light on. after that he quickly went to sleep.
(She has to have a pack’n’play anyway, as I have three very large dogs and she won’t be able to spend time on the floor. Our crib converts into a toddler bed – well worth the investment! It could also easily go into the trunk of a car and we could travel with it. He just turned two in April and we switched him over to a toddler bed this month. For my two older children, this day of no turning back happened right around age three. When she arrived, she slept in a Pack N Play in our room, however, so our 2.
I really liked having the pack n play right next to the bed and it had pockets so store diapers in! (:. I recommend the cribs that can turn into a toddler bed and eventually a full size bed! Now that the toddler bed took its place, there is plenty of play room. She had came into our bedroom a total of three times that night and we took turns walking her back to bed. We set up the pack in play in the bedroom and asked her whether she wanted to sleep in the crib or the big girl bed. How to Get Our Mobile Toddler Back in Bed? Essentially, we turned the whole room into her crib. My 22 month old tries to get out of the pack n play (it will certainly happen any minute now), but hasn’t really made an effort to get out of the crib.
Pack’n’play Vs. Crib Vs. Toddler Bed