Tuesday, March 31, 2009
~having the bed to myself~
~I have been wanting to transition the little guy to his crib for sometime, but kept putting it off because having him in bed w/me is just easier when he wakes in the middle of the night (numerous times). He has been progressively more fidgety at night, rolling over etc. I often have feet in my face or get clunked in the head with a fist and so I have finally taken the 1st steps in relocating him to his crib. Ultimately, it's just too dangerous to keep him in bed with me at this point, I'm afraid he will fall out of the bed.
~Both books and many people have recommended doing this in steps. For example, this week he will sleep in his Pack N Play in my room, next to my bed. The next phase is to move the Pack N Play into his room and still have him sleep in it and then finally moving him to his crib. The first night (Sunday) was rough, he woke up @ least 4 times, one time staying awake for about an hour because he was so upset, thankfully though, I was able to get him back to sleep and in the Pack N Play. They say it takes a few days and he should get used to it...so I say is it Friday yet? :)
~I'm really going to miss him not cuddling with me at night, but in the end, I KNOW that he'll be back...when he's 2, 3, 4 years old. That's what kids do. :)
~Well, today is my mom's birthday and in her honor I am skipping my Death & Dying class tonight and we are all going out to dinner. A great day in store, I can tell already!!