Sometimes I feel like this baby is forcing Jilly to grow up too fast. But then every time I introduce something new she takes it like a champ. Sleeping in a big bed? she sleeps better than she ever did in her crib. Potty training? this girl was totally potty trained and accident-free by day 3. She puts her shoes on by herself (never on the right feet, but that doesn't really matter right?), sits at the table like a big girl, and helps with her few little chores. So I guess she really is becoming a big girl and not my baby anymore.
I've had a lot of fun making Jilly a big girl room. It's not terribly different from her old room, but for some reason to me it seems like a dramatic change. And, I love that this room screams Jilly. It's pink as can be and full of her favorite things- dresses, books, blankies, and babies. Bryan says the room glows pink, and I admit that it kind of does. But, she'll only be two once, and I'm so glad that she has a fun bedroom that she loves.
under the window- baskets for dolls, dress-up, and stuffed animals (one night I'm going to sneak in and throw away half the animals in that basket.)