|Came home last week from work and found them snuggled|
Usually I can handle bathtime and storytime but now the boys want us to lay with them until they fall asleep. Usually I have things I need to do, dishes, laundry and a host of chores that are easier accomplished without little helpers so as I lay with them my mind is running with all the things that I could be doing instead of laying there waiting for a child to fall asleep and the anxiety/resentment starts to build. Plus by the end of the day I am pretty touched out and really all want is a few moments of peace and quiet where no one is invading my personal space. Now you may say cry it out but I say you haven't seen James cry it out. We tried it! We tried the Ferber method, we tried the gentle sleep method, we have tried everything that our doctor could think of to try but the reality is that James cannot seem to fall asleep on his own. He freaks out and then he screams for hours and hours and hours and then nobody sleeps. So we lay with him until he falls asleep... but as I have said it isn't the greatest solution all around.
|Love how their feet are tangled together...|
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