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The Bedtime Battle and an Unexpected Ally in the War Against Sleep Defiance

This post may contain affiliate links. Everett has presented so many sleep challenges that the concept of just “tucking in” a child and saying goodnight seems more like sci-fi than real life.  He started life as a high needs baby (thanks to an undiagnosed sensitivity to lactose) that caused me to bounce him constantly.  That […]

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…I Wish They Could Have Slept With Me Just A Little While Longer

This post may contain affiliate links.  It’s the place I look forward to being in as often as I can.  It’s the place where everything is peaceful, warm, safe, loving, and familiar. Every night I start the evening off in my big comfy bed with my big comfy husband.  Some nights I don’t get the […]

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The newest trend in sleep: Sibling Bed Sharing.

This post may contain affiliate links. I may have lied in the title.  As far as I know sibling bed sharing isn’t a trend.  It is however trending in the Rosas household and I’m getting excited about what this new bedtime tactic has afforded us: drama free bed time! It all started last week.  My […]

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Coping Without The Rocker- Traveling with Baby and Conquering Sleep

This post may contain affiliate links. Having survived dozens of trips, both short and long, with babies who are dependent on some form of repetitive motion to fall asleep, I feel like I have a lot of advice to give to other parents in similar situations.  Traveling with children is already a challenge but when […]

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Want a Baby To Sleep Through The Night? Never Go To Bed.

This post may contain affiliate links. After almost 4 years of parenting I have discovered the secret to getting a baby to sleep through the night: never go to bed yourself! The longer I stay awake in anticipation of my son waking for the first time, usually between 11 PM and 12:30 AM, the longer […]

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Posted in Breastfeeding, Co-Sleeping, For the Little Ones16 Comments

My Solution to Rooming in With Baby

My Solution to Rooming in With Baby

This post may contain affiliate links. With only 2 bedrooms in our house, we had to decide how we wanted to handle having another baby.  He is obviously too young to share a room with his brother, and besides that, we co-sleep at least part time. The main concern was: where will I change the […]

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