Posts tagged Sleeping
I got my Xbox360 back (well, a different refurbed one anyway) after a second bout with the red ring of death, and was up late “unwinding” (yes, I am an adult with a child and play video games) when I got to thinking about the already reduced amount of sleep I was getting as a quasi-new parent…
Think about this: They (doctors? quacks? health nuts?) want you to get 8 hours of sleep a night to be your most productive and live up to your full potential — literally. This means you will spend 122 days of the year sleeping — More >
This one is definitely a take it or leave it tip. At night, we wait between 5 and 10 minutes after our son starts to cry before we go in to pick him up. Most times, we have found that he is switching positions and wakes up for a few moments before going back to sleep. We do the same with his naps.
One caveat: Like most parents, we can distinguish between the different cries. I can’t say that I am some sort of baby whisperer — but if it is one of his distress cries, we go get him immediately. More >