Behind the bedroom doors of countless American households, something really shocking is taking place. Angelina and Brad do it. So does Kourtney Kardashian. Me, too. Wild sex? Yeah, I wish.
I’m talking about families’ crazy sleeping habits, ones that go way beyond co-sleeping. I’m talking about the extreme acts of desperation parents commit to get our kids to go to sleep, the insane compromises we make and the pathetic ways we give in to our kids’ nocturnal demands.
These are the habits of perpetually sleep-deprived parents. I’m guilty of all of them. And you?
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1. You allow your child to sleep with you
Nothing against the whole family bed thing, but once you let a kid in there, it is really, really hard to remove him once you're ready to. When people get bedbugs, they call in an exterminator. When people get a clingy child in their bed, sadly, there's nobody you can hire to haul him outta there. Although someone could make a lot of money being a nighttime Child Exterminator.
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