As soon as we found out we were going to have a third baby, I began worrying about the sleeping arrangements. I knew the most logical thing would be to move our two year old son into our four year old daughter’s room, at least for a while.
I immediately began imagining them talking, giggling, and throwing things all night. I admit I was expecting the worst. We went back and forth for a while about when to make the move and we finally decided to just do it and get it over with.
To distract me from worrying about the sleeping part of the room share, I decided to focus on the actual room. That was more fun.
We really didn’t change much as far as the decor. Here was her room before.
We just moved her bed by the window and put his crib by the wall.
We hung back up the second shelf that had come down a while ago to give them each their own shelf.
We kept the tissue paper flowers and added a pink sparkle twig headboard for her side of the room. We also kept her jeweled mirror on the wall and got her a larger twin bed (after I took these pictures).
For his side, we kept it baby blue with his sheets and framed fabric decor over his crib.
Then we just swapped out the large glider for a smaller one we had and moved it to the other side of the room.
As far as the sleeping, it’s gone about as expected. After the third night we learned to put our sound-sleeping boy down first, let him fall asleep, and then take our daughter in. So far, so good. Sometimes.
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