So, I'm in a bit of an obsessive rut right now, which is focusing on what has become a nearly dreaded word in my house...
See, our nursery isn't huge, so I'm looking for a crib that isn't either. I'd like to avoid a huge, hulking crib that takes up the whole room. That's why I think we'll go with white, too, because it's not as heavy looking as some dark wood (though of course my husband prefers Cherry, which is pretty, but...)
And then there's the other issues:
- Should it be convertible? (And if so, how convertible? To a toddler bed? To a full size bed for adults? Oy.)
- Should it have a drop side? (After talking with a good friend who had a baby 6 months ago and who did a ton of preparatory research, the answer is no... drop sides have been more related to incidents of SIDS and apparently Toys 'R Us has even stopped selling drop side cribs. That makes that decision pretty easy.)
There's a lot going on here. And least of all - other than Babies 'R Us in Holyoke, I don't know where else to look for baby furniture.
I'm on the hunt. I'll let you know what I find!