Thursday, January 20, 2011
Sleep: A Baby Mystery
Sleep is like oxygen- you take it totally for-granted until you no longer have it. Every time I start to think I'd like to wean Caleb from two night wakings down to one, it's as if he can hear my thoughts and immediately goes on a sleep strike, waking 4-5 times a night. By the time that's over, and he's back to waking only twice, it feels like a dream come true and I wonder why only wanting to be woken once ever mattered at all!
Of course after a few weeks of good sleep, I'm back to contemplating how luxurious it would be to only nurse him once during the night and the cycle repeats. It's a baby mystery! Anyway, I am happy to say our 1.5 week sleep strike ended last night and we are back to two wakings again.