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Bedroom wrangling...

This morning the new loft bed arrived to make into a bunk bed for Viking and Blue in what used to be Viking's room. This move is happening so Lama can eventually move into his own bed at the bottom of a bunk he'll share with Buddha.

I promised before and after photos, but then I forgot to take before photos - duh! So, I'll endeavour to describe how things used to bed from the photos of what they are now...




So, these first three photos are from what is now Buddha and Lama's room (this used to be Blue and Buddha's room). Blue used to sleep on the top bunk, and Buddha on the bottom bunk, which used to be a full length single). The two drawers on the bottom bunk (which transforms it into a toddler length bed) used to stand where the green games table stands in the corner of the room. The green games table used to stand where the pine kiddy table is now - and the pine kiddy table used to be in Viking's room. 

The teal boxes in the top row of the bookcase, used to be in bottom row, but have been moved up to stop Lama from raiding Buddha's precious'. The books have been moved down, and Viking and Blue's boxes have been removed to their new room together along with a tower of drawers that are Blue's for keeping his Lego in - they used to stand on top of the bookshelf and were hard for Blue to access without our assistance.



In Vikings room, there is now a bunk bed where there used to be a single. His Ivar shelves are filled with the boxes that used to be in black Expedit shelves in the other room. On his white set of drawers (which came with the house) stands both Viking and Blue's Lego drawers towers. Viking loses the room that used to be just for him, but considering how often we went in there at night and found Viking and Blue all tucked up together - in total contrast to the fights they seem to engage in all day long - I think he'll survive.

Lama probably won't sleep in his "new" bed for a while. We'll start by talking about it, and calling it his - he already likes to read books on the day bed set up pictured above. Then we'll try transitioning him to the bed after he's fallen asleep in the evening and then let him come back in with us if he wakes, and slowly we expect he'll get used to the idea of sleeping in that room and waking with his brothers, in his own time.

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