Moving to a big bed, dropping nap time and leaving behind the baby years

Moving to a big bed - Ever-changing Life of a Mum

A few weekends ago something big happened. I lost my baby girl.

Well, ok, I didn’t exactly lose her but in the space of a day she grew up amazingly fast.

It all happened so quickly. One Sunday morning, I casually mentioned to my husband that it might be time to think about moving Miss 2 to a big bed. She was no longer sleeping as well or for as long in her cot. She was resisting naps and waking earlier and earlier in the mornings.

When my husband said he would go out and pick one up for me that day, I took advantage of the offer while it lasted, did a quick search online, found the bed I was after in stock (winning!) and by later that afternoon the cot was dismantled and sitting out in the garage and my baby girl was ready to sleep in her very own big bed that night.

What? How did this happen? Where have those years gone?

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Sleep … please!

Sleep please - Ever-changing Life of a MumSleep. It may contain five letters, but right now it’s a four letter word in my home.

From the moment your children are born people begin asking: “Is she/he sleeping through the night?”.

Well, I’m here to tell you that even though my children may be aged five and nine years, NO they are most definitely not sleeping through the night.

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