Parenting: Making the big move from crib to bed

May 19, 2011 9:14:23 AM PDT
Certain evening routines are solely mine: dinner, bath time, a bedtime story, the kiss good night. For now, my favorite image of the day is my son looking through the slats of his crib as he giggles in response to my cooing, "I love you. Mommy loves you so much," as I back out the door. But I know at some point we're going to have to say good bye to the crib and get him into a real bed. But when and how?