Like many decisions parents have to make, deciding when to move your toddler to a bed is not an exact science.
There is no “right time” to make the transition from crib to bed. Remember, you are anointed to be the parent (Luke 4:18) – seek God and His Spirit will lead you to make the decision when the time is right for your child.
It happens for most children somewhere between 1 ½ to 3 ½ years old. Some experts recommend waiting until the 3-year-old mark.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that if the railing falls below chest level when they stand up in the crib, or if they can climb over, then it’s time for a bed!
Here are some tips to help with the transition: