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Three (or more) In the Bed
February 28, 2013

 Three (or more) In The Bed

In the middle of the night, you roll over in your bed on your nightly quest for a restful sleep, and there among the pillows and perhaps your partner, are footy pajamas connected to a little person who has hijacked the slumbering mothership.  Sleep may well be the most oft-talked about frontier of parenting.  Family, friends, and colleagues all share their warnings, recount their horror stories, and pass on advice in the collective oral history of children stealing sleep from their parents.  However, you may not have known the true potential for disruption until experienced firsthand—and most likely in the wee hours-- when you are left to ponder: Who knew that the  early years of falling asleep anytime, anywhere, and sleeping long, long hours would be so desperately missed during parenthood?

Now back to the extra body in your bed…

 

 

 Read more at http://moomah.com/themagazine/three-in-the-bed/

 

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