I posted a photo on my Instagram last night of Olivia and myself snuggled up in bed looking like we didn’t have a care in the world and everything was peachy…..everything was ok to be fair, but what I didn’t post or publicly share was the hour-long battle prior to that picture being taken which was spent trying to get Olivia into her own bed. 917 more words
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An article I read this week spoke about how utterly natural it is for young children to be clingy or needy to their primary caregiver. It was a good reminder that the almost total dependence that my three (all five and under) often have on me is the biological norm and not anything to get frustrated with or to try and put a stop to before they’re ready. 465 more words
Getting your baby to sleep, may it be for nap time or night time, is something that requires a fairly rigorous routine.
We have been really lucky that Oscar never confused night and day – although at times it didn’t really feel like it. 1,327 more words
This started out as yet another “5 stupid things…” post (see ‘babywearing’ and ‘breastfeeding’), but once I started listing the questions I realised they weren’t so much stupid as ignorant about co-sleeping and instead of venting my stored-up sarky responses perhaps it might be helpful to actually address some of the most common concerns I hear mentioned. 841 more words