Bee just turned seven months old and is hitting a bit of a sleep regression. (I am putting that ever-so-mildly.) By the way, there is nothing more annoying to me than the term “sleep regression.” It’s like those maxi pad companies that sugar-coat your period by leaving you well wishes on the adhesive wings, like “Have a great day!” and “You go, girl!” In fact, I’m quite sure feminine hygiene corporations will soon be releasing a line of “Sleep regression!” tampons to be coupled with other ridiculous mom phrases, like “Fine motor skills!” and “Baby weaning!” Moms – let’s just throw our hands in the air and call this what it is: The Reality That My Baby Is Not Sleeping At All Or Ever Again Until Forever, Amen.
Clearly, I’m tired. I’m also in search of a solution, and I’m inviting you along for the ride. Below are eight amazing resources for fellow zombie moms going through The Phase Formerly Known As Sleep Regression. Enjoy, and I’m sending along a billion virtual hugs (sans the positively-charged panty liners). We’ll make it through, yes?:
Happy sleep-training, mamas! Good luck; I’d love to hear how you fare! (Jury’s still out on us, I’m afraid!)