Tales from the Sleep Archives

by Rumour Miller on July 20, 2008

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Well the sleep battle in our house rages on.
Only these past few weeks it has gotten much
better. Aside from the newborn that wakes
every night to eat.

Piper has been cooperating wonderfully at
bedtime. It all started when we went to
my parents for the week. I take her to bed
and we talk about her day and what we will
or might do tomorrow. Then I explain to her
that she needs to close her eyes and I need
to go and (insert whatever activity here) and
I also reassure her that I will come back.

She doesn’t cry very often at bed time any more
and she doesn’t through a fit. All this magic
has also carried over to her naps. We are
still lucky to get an hour out of her at nap
time but if I don’t have to fight to put her down
then an hour is great.

So we venture on in the sleep battle ground
but so far I think, we the parents, are catching

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soralis July 23, 2008 at 12:38 am

So glad you are winning the sleep wars! Good Luck!

Piccinigirl July 24, 2008 at 7:27 am

sleep tight little Piper…if you only knew how much you’ll miss it when you have kiddos of your own 🙂

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