Blog Posts - Co-sleeping



Our Journey from Baby Catalogues to the Family Bed, Breastfeeding, Babywearing and Beyond... #AttachmentParenting

For those who are new to Attachment Mummy, those who are wondering why 'Attachment' Mummy (a question readers ask often), those who want to know why we parent and approach life the way we do, and those who just want to know a bit more about us, here'...
by Attachment Mummy on Mar 29, 2016

The Art of Sleep for Parents and Babies

Have a newborn, or expecting your first baby?  Worried about sleep?  Got a baby and beginning to wonder what's 'wrong' with it?  Feeling more tired than you ever thought possible because baby has you up in the middle of the night? &nbs...
by Attachment Mummy on Aug 28, 2015

Co-Sleeping is Not for Sissies

Did you know that co-sleeping was a lifetime sleeping choice? If you are a new parent or parent-to-be thinking of co-sleeping, STOP, collaborate and most importantly, listen!! Sure, that pink, squishy-faced, little newborn is irresistible. You can’...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Mar 12, 2015

The Real Dangers of Co-Sleeping

Did you know that co-sleeping was a lifetime sleeping choice? If you are a new parent or parent-to-be thinking of co-sleeping, STOP, collaborate and most importantly, listen!! Sure, that pink, squishy-faced, little newborn is irresistible. You can’...
by The TRUTH about Motherhood on Mar 12, 2015

Am I ‘Normal’?

Ok so we all know 'normal' doesn't really exist but surely can relate to that very real pressure to fit in, in life, you know, feeling like you're doing the right thing, ticking the boxes of thriving at life, parenting, your job....this weighing up a...
by Honest Mum on Jul 10, 2014

The 7 People I Slept with Tuesday Night

On Tuesday night, about an hour after my 4yr old was tucked into bed, she decided to practice her tightrope walking skills along the side rail of her bed, and she of course fell and hit her head. She had a goose egg on the back of her head, but afte...

Bedtime

This is how we sleep.  Every night since she's been born.  She has a bed, she just doesn't sleep in it.  Ever.  Can't you tell?  She looks awfully comfy.Tony took this photo of us last week on his phone. I guess he thought we...
by A Life... Less Perfect on May 1, 2014

Life on pause: Eliza's bedtime routine....

This is how we sleep.  Every night since she's been born.  She has a bed, she just doesn't sleep in it.  Ever.  Can't you tell?  She looks awfully comfy.Tony took this photo of us last week on his phone. I guess he thought we...
by A Life... Less Perfect on May 1, 2014

Birth Matters: So Does Motherhood

 I believe in birth.  I believe that women's bodies were made to birth naturally and that most women, if left alone medically and supported emotionally, will birth and that experience will be both powerful and transforming.  I believe...
by Connected Mom on Jan 15, 2014

Birth Matters: So Does Motherhood

 I believe in birth.  I believe that women's bodies were made to birth naturally and that most women, if left alone medically and supported emotionally, will birth and that experience will be both powerful and transforming.  I believe...
by Connected Mom on Dec 4, 2013

My search for a Crib

With baby #2 on the way, I have been on a major crib search. With Hannah we had never had a crib, we co-slept with her and still do. With baby #2 we figure that co-sleeping with the 2 kids in the same bed was most likely not a good idea. Hannah...
by Bunny Girl Blog on Nov 27, 2013

Five Reasons Why You Don't Want a "Good" Baby . . . at least not all the time!

Few things frustrate me more than being asked if I have a "good" baby. I know that most people are wondering if I have a baby who sleeps through the night/naps well, doesn't cry often, keeps himself entertained, etc. but it irks me that somehow my ba...
by Connected Mom on Nov 13, 2013

Sleeping Like a Baby

When pregnant with Baby #1, Dear Hubby and I researched cribs and crib mattresses as if world peace hinged on our decision. Of course, we also had a bassinet for our room, where we figured she might sleep for "a few weeks, maybe" until we moved...
by Connected Mom on Mar 21, 2013

Tough Love at Bedtime

Co-Sleeping (Photo credit: Cascadian Farm)There are several different parenting approaches to the sleeping arrangements for babies. For my family it has been an experiment of sorts. Since I missed some of this time period due to deployments I was for...
by Active Duty Dad on Feb 7, 2013

Is There a Connection Between Co-Sleeping and Marital Satisfaction?

Whether you are a new or veteran parent, you are well aware of the challenges that often come with finding suitable sleeping arrangements for you and your newborn. Newborns, of course, wake often during the night and finding a sleeping arrangement th...
by Notes on Parenting on Dec 20, 2012

He still sleeps with us, and I don't mind.

When Dipsy sleeps, his round, cherubic face looks almost like the face of an infant.Even though he's going on seven years old.This peaceful, squishy face is what I see almost every morning when I wake. Because it's usually pressed into the pillow nex...

Sleep baby – PLEASE!

Advert What do you do when you are exhausted and just need your baby to sleep and they won’t? What do you do if you have no idea what to expect from your newborn? Babies don’t come with a manual, and they certainly never behave as you wan...
by Online Mum on Aug 8, 2012

Co sleeping with your baby

             One of the best memories I will always cherish and will always have a special place in my heart is related to sharing the same bed with my baby girl at night time for a few good months.   &nbs...
by The Seaman Mom on May 27, 2012

I'm Sleeping With Two Men

Well almost... We are co-sleeping with Tiny Ched. *sharp intake of breath from the anti co-sleeping brigade* When Mini Cheddar was born in 2009 we were parents in need of sleep. She hated her Moses basket. It may have been because we didn't giv...
by SAHM Loving It on May 17, 2012

Feminism and Attachment Parenting: It Can Work

Twenty years ago, or maybe it's closer to fifteen, in any case, once upon what feels like a lifetime ago, an ex-boyfriend and I had an argument about whether a woman should stay home after having children. He argued that women should stay home, becau...
by Connected Mom on May 15, 2012


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