When I was pregnant with my second child, getting my oldest to sleep in his own bed became a battle I just didn’t want to fight anymore. So, we started bed-sharing. (Why it is called that is beyond me, there is no “sharing” a bed with a toddler. You just try to make do with what little space your child gives you, and pray you don’t get kicked in the face.) After my youngest was born, I was even more exhausted and getting sleep was more important than getting my toddler in his own bed.
You would think that because my son doesn’t use his bed anymore, we would no longer need it. However, I have found it has several useful functions.
In case you missed it, I’m on Sammiches and Psych Meds talking about tantrums. Please give my article a read. (Sharing is caring!)
They’re strong, opinionated, and ready to defend their territory. Just like most of the moms I know, the ladies of Orange is the New Black are a strong and colorful bunch. Change Litchfield into a playground and you have the makings of one interesting show.
Do you ever find yourself wondering what songs would be playing throughout your child’s day? I did. Check out my latest piece from Mom Babble.
My latest feature on “The Good Men Project” discusses the arbitrariness of color choice for boys and girls, and how sometimes it’s about making a practical decision. Read the full story here.
Last month, I had the privilege of being published on Mamalode. I shared my story of how I learned I was pregnant.Read the story here.
Spring break is well underway, and in case you are feeling nostalgic for your college days, check out my recent post on Mom Babble.