Mommy & Me-Take 37

This week we celebrated my 31st birthday. Before we went to dinner Logan and I took a selfie.m&m37a

Logan was great at dinner, but the picture of her is on the Hubs phone which is currently soaking in a bag of rice. Whomp, whomp, whomp…water damage but part of me hopes it doesn’t recover so we can put it in Logan’s room.

After dinner, while I was feeding Logan, Leroy demanded a little mommy loving. Or maybe he was wishing me a happy birthday in his own way.m&m37bm&m37cm&m37d

Only 2 more weeks before I return to work. I think I would be ready if we could get our sweet Milkshake to sleep. I am not asking for 8 hours at night, but a 3 or 4 hour stretch would be fabulous! Just two weeks ago she was sleeping 6 hours each night in her crib. She naps about 25 minutes, her eyes pop open and she is one unhappy baby until her next feeding. I feel like we’ve tried everything (swaddled, unswaddled, blackout curtains, white noise, soft music, silence, paci, no paci, swing, crib, rock n sleeper, Ergo, Moby, on her side, on her back, gas drops, tummy massages, nursing to sleep, rocking, not rocking…it does not matter-she does not sleep) so I ordered the No Cry Sleep Solution book and it should be here tomorrow.  4-6 hours of sleep in a 24 hour period is not enough for a 10 week old. Could it just be a phase? I guess that’s possible but it is progressively getting worse and worse every day, and I know how badly she needs the sleep while her body and brain are rapidly growing. It’s hard because I want these last two weeks of being with her 24/7 to be fun and enjoyable, and she is miserable and sleepy. Any advice, tips, suggestions or ideas that worked for other babies out there would be greatly appreciated.



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Comments

  1. Happy birthday!

    We’ll get the sleep thing figured out.

    And, rice? I wonder what waterbath his phone met?!?!

  2. Do you need me to come move in? I seem to keep her from crying while I am there! 🙂

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