Great post below (so I had to share) and I totally agree with Chrissie! S ends up in my bed almost every night around 2am. Some think I should “train” him to sleep in his cot all night but I know he needs me. Not only does he want to be on the bed but he wants to be practically glued to me. He needs contact with his mama to sleep better, how could I ever say no? He’s happy, I’m happy 🙂
***This is a guest post written by my sister, Chrissie Dhanagom.***
I had a lot of plans for today. Sleeping, for instance. I had planned to sleep for at least eight of the past twenty-four hours. I had planned on a long shopping trip in the morning, followed by a quiet afternoon with a cup of tea and some reading and writing while the toddler and four month old napped. I have a cold that’s on its way out and I need some decent rest to completely kick it.
If you’re a parent, or have much experience with kids, you’re probably already laughing at me. I’m still a little new at this.
The baby needed to nurse frequently during the night. The toddler woke up two hours earlier than usual, and declined to take a nap in the afternoon. This, of course, meant that she was fussy, over-tired, needy and…
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