As far as I knew I was handling baby J quite well. Yes, people did say ‘Let her cry sometimes.’ ‘Don’t be so readily available.’ I just thought it’s been seven months since she was born and no one has heard a peep out of this girl. She’s a good baby so why should i let her cry? If someone had elaborated as to why crying is good for her I would have understood. The fact that you’re older and have more experience means nothing to me if I’m being completely honest. So here I am now, three months on from the time I made this claim. I haven’t had much sleep in the past three months. I don’t think this counts as sleep for poor Jana either!
I’ve read every website, every article, every piece of parental advice there is on how to sleep train your baby but i just haven’t had the strength to put it into action. I had a real conversation with my husband (which doesn’t happen often) where he said a few things that calmed me down about this whole situation. I think I’m as ready as I’ll ever be (praying constantly to God that it’s as painless or even tearless as possible!).
For now we’ve got a holiday to look forward to in a days time (yay?) we can sleep train once were back, right?