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19Ditch The Crib

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Yes, it is time. It's intimidating, I know, the thought of your child not being contained by those four mini-walls, but remember that climbing thing I mentioned? It's inevitable. Your baby is about to become a master climber. We've all seen the nanny-cam videos of kids climbing out of their

cribs like mountain explorers. You don't want yours scaling the crib in the middle of the night, too, do you?

And no, they don't sell safety nets. Just ditch the crib already.

Besides, there is nothing quite like sitting on the bed with your snuggled-up munchkin, reading them a bedtime story with nary a bar between you.

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