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The Little Apple has never been a good sleeper, except for maybe the first two weeks of her life. After that, she would stay awake and resist sleep all day long. Then, around 3 months, we got to a good place where she was sleeping 6-7 hours straight a night, and then she got sick at 5 months. Then we got back to that good place, and then she started teething. Then we got back to that good place, and now, at 7.5 months, for no apparent reason, she is awake at odd hours of the night again. And yes, … Continue reading
Wow, I can’t believe I’m saying this: I LOVE day care! I guess my husband, mother-in-law, and I were doing everything wrong…we’ve been experiencing the baby as a poor sleeper, turning us into daytime zombies in the process. We had a hard time getting her to take naps and sleep through the night. Well, Aria’s gone to daycare for 6 days now, and she naps regularly 3 times a day and sleeps a good 6-7 hour chunk at night, which is so heavenly, I don’t know what to do with myself. When I asked them what they did, they explained … Continue reading
It’s been a while since I’ve blogged, and it’s because I’ve been sleep-deprived. My baby girl has no pattern whatsoever to her slumber, and the same method that puts her to sleep one night seems to have no effect the next night. I got all excited because two nights in a row, wrapping her up in my Moby carrier and playing her lullabies on the piano (basically, “Rockabye Baby,” “Mockingbird,” and “All the Pretty Little Horses,” repeated a bajillion times) had her snoring before long. The third night, it stopped working. The other thing I had noticed was that she … Continue reading