Sleep. As parents, we’re all experts on it, or at least have tons of experience with it – coercing it, missing it, having it interrupted, and generally going without it. Just call us a sleep-obsessed lot.
We read endless books and articles about getting kiddos to sleep. There are a zillion opinions about what to (or NOT to) do when it comes to sleep training, bedtime routines, crying it out, co-sleeping… I’ve recently come to the realization that no matter what you do, it’s all a phase…and you’re bound to encounter new one just around the corner. In our older son’s case, just when you think it’s safe to call it a success, there comes regressive nightmares and a sudden fear of the dark.
But, about those interruptions. There are a lot of reasons for a good night’s sleep to be interrupted, of course. Simply being a newborn (in which … Read More