Umm~ Light bulb has gone off here! I had a epiphany!Last night I was trying to get Bailey and Grace to go to sleep. Talk about frustrating! They were wired for sound laughing, getting out of bed, and wouldn't stop talking! I was contemplating pulling out the cough syrup for a little "night cap" for the girls! Now, having them not going to sleep might not bother me so much, but they still both sleep in my bed! Yep~I'm nuts! I was one of those moms who just couldn't stand to hear the poor, poor baby crying! As a result..I'm the one crying at night instead. Now when Ethan was born, I was cooked. Done. I just knew I couldn't survive another one in my bed. So I let him scream it out for a few nights! And now..He loves bedtime!
Today he was fussy and I told him night night! He smiled and did a little dance!
I put him in bed he took his bottle out of his mouth and told me night night with a big smile on his face, put the bottle back in and went to sleep! Just like that! Wow! My first ever to take daily naps! So, light bulb moment?I was wrong!(how can that be?I'm ALWAYS right!) I thought I was doing things right not letting them cry it out!Crazy to think I couldn't stand the baby crying and yet a few days of frustration would have been better than years of being tortured nightly!
Why didn't I do this sooner? If I were having more kids (which I'm not!) I would know better!
So, Bailey and Grace?Is there any hope for me? Will they still be in my bed as teenagers? I have to confess I am getting a little worried here!
Any suggestions folks?