Monday, September 10, 2012

Again????

A few weeks ago I posted about Fynn's sleep woes... well, I guess they're actually my woes since she's perfectly happy keeping me up all night. And last night? We played that game again. 

This is a few weeks ago... when she was lost in
the giant cosleeper, now she fills it! 
In a sudden growth spurt, Fynn outgrew her cosleeper. Saturday night I realized that her arms were bumping against the sides when I tried to put her to bed, and then she would wake up when I put her down. I got frustrated after an hour of getting her to fall asleep just to have her wake up when put in the cosleeper, so I just put her in bed next to me, and she passed out. Then slept for 5 hours! I was sooo happy. 

Last night I put her in the cosleeper and realized that her toes were touching the bottom and her hands were touching the top. When the heck did that happen?? I also realized that on Tuesday she was short and pudgy and all of a sudden, as I looked down at my little baby, I realized how long and lean she looked. Crap, she outgrew her cosleeper. 
Fine, no big deal. We're not ready for the crib yet (read: Mommy still checks 20 times a night to make sure she's still breathing) so I decided that for now, she'll just sleep in bed with me. Yup, fail.

Last night she decided to be a weird noise-maker. She thrashed around in her sleep all night making weird squeaking, grunting, and sighing noises.

Did I mention that I'm a VERY light sleeper?

Yes Fynn, I have on my unimpressed face too 
It's okay though. Because I'm still on maternity leave. And while I don't really get to nap much during the day (because she only takes catnaps for the most part) I don't have to actually accomplish much. Taking a shower and doing the dishes is a day well spent. But in 17 days? I go back to work, and I'm freaking out. I'm sure this will be the subject of many posts in the next 2 1/2 weeks, so I won't go all into my issues there yet, but let me just say that I'm not going to be an effective teacher on days like today.

2 comments:

  1. Hi! Thanks so much for linking this up at The Parent 'Hood - it's a joy to have you with us. Your post takes me right back to the days of my little boy's newborn days - you have my empathy, my dear. It does get easier, little by little! Hang in there and enjoy the grunts and squeaks. Maybe you'll start to find them soothing after a while and miss them when adorable Miss Fynn moves out, whenever that may be! xo

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  2. Hi! Found you on the blogworking link up... I'm a working mommy (been back for 3 weeks), so I feel for you... I cried the first week, but it gets better! Good luck!

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