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This is after 74 hours of labor, not sleeping more than 8 min at one time for 3 days, and an unexpected transfer to the hospital an hour before she was born. 
I was beginning to doubt that I would be lucid enough to even hold her safely.
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Then suddenly she latched and I was breathless. I was in awe. I had never felt a sensation so full of love in my life. .
And I said "Good girl".
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At that moment, I was holding my brand new baby, as well as a weight of societal beliefs I had no idea I defaulted to.
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Because the truth is she would have been "good" if she didn't latch - if she never latched. She would have been "good" if she cried for hours as she navigated this new world.
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She was good because she was simply herself.
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I'm sharing this because all it takes is a chance to reflect on this concept to see that we have created a performance prison for our children. And they are born right into it, minutes out of the womb. They are "good" babies. "Bad" babies. "Bad" sleepers. etc.
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Then as they grow, we clap when they roll over, say "Good job!" when they walk.
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And carry them into time-outs when they are "bad".
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Our love and attention become a currency.
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Our children will start to shape themselves around those affirmations. They will try to stay in the sweet spot of hearing our praise and getting our love OR be swallowed with the feeling of failure because they always seem to receive punishment.

But there is another way! What if we allowed our children to be free of our praise and punishment and simply be who they are. To play in the way that makes their heart fly. To grow up knowing that our respect and our love is as consistent as the sun. .

We can guide without bribery (incentives). We can set limits without fear. We can be proud without praise.

Let's set our children free from the chains that were passed down to us.

I didn't know it at this moment but I was about to embark on a journey of research and intuition so beautiful that it would change the course of my life forever.

Learning about empathic limits from @respectfulmom is LIFE-CHANGING. And I will be sharing my experience parenting without praise and punishment over at @thrivinglittles soon too

2019-06-24 07:14   1 1

 

This is after 74 hours of labor, not sleeping more than 8 min at one time for 3 days, and an unexpected transfer to the hospital an hour before she was born. I was beginning to doubt that I would be lucid enough to even hold her safely. . Then suddenly she latched and I was breathless. I was in awe. I had never felt a sensation so full of love in my life. . And I said "Good girl". . At that moment, I was holding my brand new baby, as well as a weight of societal beliefs I had no idea I defaulted to. . Because the truth is she would have been "good" if she didn't latch - if she never latched. She would have been "good" if she cried for hours as she navigated this new world. . She was good because she was simply herself. . I'm sharing this because all it takes is a chance to reflect on this concept to see that we have created a performance prison for our children. And they are born right into it, minutes out of the womb. They are "good" babies. "Bad" babies. "Bad" sleepers. etc. . Then as they grow, we clap when they roll over, say "Good job!" when they walk. . And carry them into time-outs when they are "bad". . Our love and attention become a currency. . Our children will start to shape themselves around those affirmations. They will try to stay in the sweet spot of hearing our praise and getting our love OR be swallowed with the feeling of failure because they always seem to receive punishment. But there is another way! What if we allowed our children to be free of our praise and punishment and simply be who they are. To play in the way that makes their heart fly. To grow up knowing that our respect and our love is as consistent as the sun. . We can guide without bribery (incentives). We can set limits without fear. We can be proud without praise. Let's set our children free from the chains that were passed down to us. I didn't know it at this moment but I was about to embark on a journey of research and intuition so beautiful that it would change the course of my life forever. Learning about empathic limits from @respectfulmom is LIFE-CHANGING. And I will be sharing my experience parenting without praise and punishment over at @thrivinglittles soon too

No perfectly made beds here, just my #instareality 
When we stay at the grandparents Lucia has her own room and also her own bed next to mine to choose from, yet this is what happens. Little old me ends up hanging off the edge of the double bed, with feet in my face and fingers up my nose. But having two content girls, fast asleep looking cute next to me is what co-sleeping is all about ❤️
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 #momlife #momtruth #gentleparenting #cosleeping #motherhoodunplugged #mumoftwo #motherofdaughters #mygirls

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No perfectly made beds here, just my #instareality When we stay at the grandparents Lucia has her own room and also her own bed next to mine to choose from, yet this is what happens. Little old me ends up hanging off the edge of the double bed, with feet in my face and fingers up my nose. But having two content girls, fast asleep looking cute next to me is what co-sleeping is all about ❤️ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ #momlife #momtruth #gentleparenting #cosleeping #motherhoodunplugged #mumoftwo #motherofdaughters #mygirls

Beautiful Laken enjoying the outdoors in our plain grey nest with monogram 🌿 @robsralph

2019-06-24 06:08   3 1

 

Beautiful Laken enjoying the outdoors in our plain grey nest with monogram 🌿 @robsralph

Beautiful Laken enjoying the outdoors in our plain grey nest with monogram 🌿 @robsralph

2019-06-24 06:08   7 1

 

Beautiful Laken enjoying the outdoors in our plain grey nest with monogram 🌿 @robsralph

Beautiful Laken enjoying the outdoors in our plain grey nest with monogram 🌿 @robsralph

2019-06-24 06:07   9 1

 

Beautiful Laken enjoying the outdoors in our plain grey nest with monogram 🌿 @robsralph

Who else feels me on this one? Do you moms get 7-8 hours of sleep? I know I don't. I get 5 interrupted hours with a tiny body on me the whole time lol. #parenting #parenthood #momsofinstagram #motherhood #motherdaughterlove #motherhoodthroughinstagram #motherlove #dailyparenting #singleparent #singlemom #singlewithasidekick #singlemommy #autismmom #autismparent #specialneedsparent #specialneedsmom #mommylife #dailyparenting #sleepy #lackofsleep #cosleeping #momlife #tiredasamother #momblogger #mommyblogger #momstyle

2019-06-24 06:06   17 2

 
When your bestie wants to stay at the party, but you’re ready to go home to bed. 
Also, life lesson: if you put your fingers in your brother’s mouth, he’s probably going to chew on them. #12WeeksOld

2019-06-24 05:38   14 3

 

When your bestie wants to stay at the party, but you’re ready to go home to bed. Also, life lesson: if you put your fingers in your brother’s mouth, he’s probably going to chew on them. #12WeeksOld

Bringing home the newborn baby ❤️ What tricks work for your baby to sleep well? ⠀
Sleeping well is very important, sleep contributes to the maturation processes of the central nervous system (mainly the brain and memory) and also allows the production of growth hormone and this stimulates the physical and mental development of the baby. Sleeping is a very special need and every baby has some patterns but we are the parents who have to educate them and teach them a good sleep routine. 💖⠀⠀
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Bringing home the newborn baby ❤️ What tricks work for your baby to sleep well ⠀ Sleeping well is very important, sleep contributes to the maturation processes of the central nervous system (mainly the brain and memory) and also allows the production of growth hormone and this stimulates the physical and mental development of the baby. Sleeping is a very special need and every baby has some patterns but we are the parents who have to educate them and teach them a good sleep routine. 💖⠀⠀ ...⠀⠀ Thank you for sharing this with us 🙏⠀⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #babycuddleph ⠀⠀ #babycuddlebed⠀⠀ #lovelocalph ⠀⠀ #scandinaviandesign⠀⠀ #babybed ⠀⠀ #babybedph⠀⠀ #babycuddleblanket⠀⠀ #babycuddlenest ⠀⠀ #cuddlenest ⠀⠀ #cosleep⠀⠀ #cosleeping⠀⠀ #firstinthephilippines⠀⠀ #qualitybabybed ⠀⠀ #breastfeedingpinay⠀⠀ #breastfeedingpinays ⠀⠀ #breastfeedingph⠀⠀ #breastfeeding⠀⠀ #babiesofinstagram⠀

The first time I had him edit my writing I was doing freelance work for a mom blog and he went through and struck out 80% of my commas. I argued with him, but decided it wouldn’t kill me to take some criticism (not my strong suite) so I sent it off the way he’d corrected it. Later that night I got some feedback “Love it, but girl... you need to learn to use commas!” Now, ten years later, he still thinks I overuse commas but I still let him edit my writing and we just agree to disagree on certain things. I’ve written a whole lot over the last decade, plus. I’ve written for mom blogs, and parenting magazines. I spent a solid six months writing travel articles detailing the best restaurants, hotels, and entertainment in cities and countries I’ve never even visited. I wrote an entire book on how to be a stand up comedian. I wrote two hundred pieces on binary option trading even though I’d never heard of binary option trading until I took the assignment. I transcribed a spiritual guru’s sessions and compiled them into something that made sense and made him sound like he wasn’t as crazy as I’m pretty sure he was. I wrote thousands of articles and blogs on hundreds of topics. The running theme across all the words I’ve sent out into the world? Ghostwriting. I’ve never published anything as myself before. Not ever. So when, after the entirety of our marriage, my husband finally convinced me to sit down and actually start drafting a book, I made sure to document his agreeing to continue as my editor. Because I suspect he’s actually going to get pretty tired if it, what with my incessant use of commas, and all. So I guess this is me... telling y’all that I’m writing a book. Finally. It’s about unschooling. And I’d love if you’d ask me every question you’ve ever had about unschool. Also... my kitty. My gosh, he’s the very sweetest thing. The guy is pretty alright, too 😉

2019-06-24 04:58   141 26

 

The first time I had him edit my writing I was doing freelance work for a mom blog and he went through and struck out 80% of my commas. I argued with him, but decided it wouldn’t kill me to take some criticism (not my strong suite) so I sent it off the way he’d corrected it. Later that night I got some feedback “Love it, but girl... you need to learn to use commas!” Now, ten years later, he still thinks I overuse commas but I still let him edit my writing and we just agree to disagree on certain things. I’ve written a whole lot over the last decade, plus. I’ve written for mom blogs, and parenting magazines. I spent a solid six months writing travel articles detailing the best restaurants, hotels, and entertainment in cities and countries I’ve never even visited. I wrote an entire book on how to be a stand up comedian. I wrote two hundred pieces on binary option trading even though I’d never heard of binary option trading until I took the assignment. I transcribed a spiritual guru’s sessions and compiled them into something that made sense and made him sound like he wasn’t as crazy as I’m pretty sure he was. I wrote thousands of articles and blogs on hundreds of topics. The running theme across all the words I’ve sent out into the world Ghostwriting. I’ve never published anything as myself before. Not ever. So when, after the entirety of our marriage, my husband finally convinced me to sit down and actually start drafting a book, I made sure to document his agreeing to continue as my editor. Because I suspect he’s actually going to get pretty tired if it, what with my incessant use of commas, and all. So I guess this is me... telling y’all that I’m writing a book. Finally. It’s about unschooling. And I’d love if you’d ask me every question you’ve ever had about unschool. Also... my kitty. My gosh, he’s the very sweetest thing. The guy is pretty alright, too 😉

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 #BEthechange #peace #love #Normalizegentleparenting #Normalisegentleparenting #parenting #parents #gentleparenting #peacefulparenting #babies #toddlers #children #teens #family #selfdirectedlearning #breastfeeding #cosleeping #babywearing #father #mother #gentleparentingbook #gentleparentingbooks #parentingbook

2019-06-24 04:22   14 1

 

From @gentleparenting_memes #Resilience can be strengthened or weakened, depending on our circumstances. 🍂 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ [Quote: @janeparenting2_ Original Image: @the.little.hair.garden 💜Thank you both! ] ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ [For more #gentleparenting_memes inspiration, go to www.gentleparentingmemes.com ] ❗️Pls respect the work of the authors, photographers & creators, do not crop or edit memes when sharing. ©️Gentle Parenting Memes #BEthechange #peace #love #Normalizegentleparenting #Normalisegentleparenting #parenting #parents #gentleparenting #peacefulparenting #babies #toddlers #children #teens #family #selfdirectedlearning #breastfeeding #cosleeping #babywearing #father #mother #gentleparentingbook #gentleparentingbooks #parentingbook

My little girl is growing up so fast! At the moment she’s going through a clingy stage at 7 months and has been cosleeping with us 😒 although it would be nice to have my own space in the bed I am also really enjoying the cuddles especially on these chilly nights ❄️ I guess she won’t be little for long and I should enjoy it before she becomes a teenager and doesn’t want anything to do with me! 😅 Anyone else secretly love cosleeping? 📸via @studionayma #ellandmilk

2019-06-24 03:25   10 1

 

My little girl is growing up so fast! At the moment she’s going through a clingy stage at 7 months and has been cosleeping with us 😒 although it would be nice to have my own space in the bed I am also really enjoying the cuddles especially on these chilly nights ❄️ I guess she won’t be little for long and I should enjoy it before she becomes a teenager and doesn’t want anything to do with me! 😅 Anyone else secretly love cosleeping 📸via @studionayma #ellandmilk

Ormai qui dormire è un optional. Federico vuole fare sempre le ore piccole oppure si sveglia nel cuore della notte solo per giocare 🤦🏻‍♀🤦🏻‍♀ oppure perché ha fame 🍼🍼🍼 Un mio sogno? Dormire per 8 ore di fila 😴😴😴 mi accontento anche di 6 😂 .

 #Federico #io #vitadamamma #nonsidorme #sveglissimi #belloemonello #sorrisoni #faccedasonno #amore #dormi #ninnananna  #mammaatempopieno #after #nosleep #zzz #cosleeping #lifemom #sleep #love #smile

2019-06-24 03:21   8 2

 

Ormai qui dormire è un optional. Federico vuole fare sempre le ore piccole oppure si sveglia nel cuore della notte solo per giocare 🤦🏻‍♀🤦🏻‍♀ oppure perché ha fame 🍼🍼🍼 Un mio sogno Dormire per 8 ore di fila 😴😴😴 mi accontento anche di 6 😂 . #Federico #io #vitadamamma #nonsidorme #sveglissimi #belloemonello #sorrisoni #faccedasonno #amore #dormi #ninnananna #mammaatempopieno #after #nosleep #zzz #cosleeping #lifemom #sleep #love #smile

Construction Case 🚧⁣
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Five dollar vintage suitcase + Same ol’ sensory bin = whole new obsession 😍⁣
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I broke an aggressive cosleeping habit while I was solo this weekend (only time to get it done, right?). Construction Case is now a part of our very peaceful, independent bedtime. 🙏🏼⁣
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(I love when I can bring books to life. But I love when he brings life to books even more. ⁣Books he brought to match this 👉🏼“The Digger and the Flower,” “The Little Excavator,” and “Goodnight Goodnight Construction Site” and “Bedtime for Little Bulldozer”) 🚧 
Now I’m off to go buy myself a present because  #crushedit 👊🏼 #toddler #cosleeping #mom #dad #bedtime #breakinghabits #sensoryplay #businessmeeting #playtime #threeyearsold #literacycenters #earlychildhoodeducation #reading #earlyreaders

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Construction Case 🚧⁣ ⁣ Five dollar vintage suitcase + Same ol’ sensory bin = whole new obsession 😍⁣ ⁣ I broke an aggressive cosleeping habit while I was solo this weekend (only time to get it done, right). Construction Case is now a part of our very peaceful, independent bedtime. 🙏🏼⁣ ⁣ (I love when I can bring books to life. But I love when he brings life to books even more. ⁣Books he brought to match this 👉🏼“The Digger and the Flower,” “The Little Excavator,” and “Goodnight Goodnight Construction Site” and “Bedtime for Little Bulldozer”) 🚧 Now I’m off to go buy myself a present because #crushedit 👊🏼 #toddler #cosleeping #mom #dad #bedtime #breakinghabits #sensoryplay #businessmeeting #playtime #threeyearsold #literacycenters #earlychildhoodeducation #reading #earlyreaders

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 #BEthechange #peace #love #Normalizegentleparenting #Normalisegentleparenting #parenting #parents #gentleparenting #peacefulparenting #babies #toddlers #children #teens #family #selfdirectedlearning #breastfeeding #cosleeping #babywearing #father #mother #gentleparentingbook #gentleparentingbooks #parentingbook

2019-06-24 02:55   185 4

 

#Resilience can be strengthened or weakened, depending on our circumstances. 🍂 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ [Quote: @janeparenting2_ Original Image: @the.little.hair.garden 💜Thank you both! ] ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ [For more #gentleparenting_memes inspiration, go to www.gentleparentingmemes.com ] ❗️Pls respect the work of the authors, photographers & creators, do not crop or edit memes when sharing. ©️Gentle Parenting Memes #BEthechange #peace #love #Normalizegentleparenting #Normalisegentleparenting #parenting #parents #gentleparenting #peacefulparenting #babies #toddlers #children #teens #family #selfdirectedlearning #breastfeeding #cosleeping #babywearing #father #mother #gentleparentingbook #gentleparentingbooks #parentingbook

As humans, we all need boundaries. Boundaries keep us safe. We have individual limits to keep us healthy, emotionally and physically. Respecting each other AND respecting ourselves, means being aware and respecting those boundaries. — Kirsty Lee☀️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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2019-06-24 02:54   188 3

 

As humans, we all need boundaries. Boundaries keep us safe. We have individual limits to keep us healthy, emotionally and physically. Respecting each other AND respecting ourselves, means being aware and respecting those boundaries. — Kirsty Lee☀️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ [Quote: @prentis.h Original Image: @wildheart_mama 💜Thank you both! ] ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ [For more #gentleparenting_memes inspiration, go to www.gentleparentingmemes.com ] ❗️Pls respect the work of the authors, photographers & creators, do not crop or edit memes when sharing. ©️Gentle Parenting Memes #BEthechange #peace #love #Normalizegentleparenting #Normalisegentleparenting #parenting #parents #gentleparenting #peacefulparenting #babies #toddlers #children #teens #family #selfdirectedlearning #breastfeeding #cosleeping #babywearing #father #mother #gentleparentingbook #gentleparentingbooks #parentingbook

Best sleep ever. #CoSleeping

2019-06-24 02:45   36 2

 

Best sleep ever. #CoSleeping

In Soul Driven Motherhood this month, we’re releasing Open, shame-free parenting for boys, and you’ll explore with us: * The Mother Imprint: why a boy's relationship with his mother is fundamental to his relationship intelligence * The Shaping of Men: what 'stories' do you have on men and boys? Understanding and transforming them * Getting Their Anger and Aggression: giving it healthy expression and acceptance * Boys Do Cry: Making Tears Safe

These lives will take place starting in 2 weeks within the membership group and you can try out Soul Driven Motherhood for just $1 for the first month ✨link in bio 🌱

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In Soul Driven Motherhood this month, we’re releasing Open, shame-free parenting for boys, and you’ll explore with us: * The Mother Imprint: why a boy's relationship with his mother is fundamental to his relationship intelligence * The Shaping of Men: what 'stories' do you have on men and boys Understanding and transforming them * Getting Their Anger and Aggression: giving it healthy expression and acceptance * Boys Do Cry: Making Tears Safe These lives will take place starting in 2 weeks within the membership group and you can try out Soul Driven Motherhood for just $1 for the first month ✨link in bio 🌱

I'm a cosleeper.
My child. My dog. My cat. Friend. Spouse. You sleep in the bed with me. That's all fun and dandy until your dog cant sleep on the floor by himself because he is lonely. He cant sleep in my bed while he recovers. Now I must cuddle him on the floor till he drifts off to sleep or he will bug me all night long. He sure is cute tho. #watsonwarrior #worthit #cosleeping #iwouldntchangeathing #gentleparenting

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I'm a cosleeper. My child. My dog. My cat. Friend. Spouse. You sleep in the bed with me. That's all fun and dandy until your dog cant sleep on the floor by himself because he is lonely. He cant sleep in my bed while he recovers. Now I must cuddle him on the floor till he drifts off to sleep or he will bug me all night long. He sure is cute tho. #watsonwarrior #worthit #cosleeping #iwouldntchangeathing #gentleparenting

Sweetest little siblings 😍. Happy Sunday Everyone. Changing baskets are on sale this week! Link to the collection in bio. 💕 #naturesbassinet 📸@melleriesmama

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Sweetest little siblings 😍. Happy Sunday Everyone. Changing baskets are on sale this week! Link to the collection in bio. 💕 #naturesbassinet 📸@melleriesmama

Magic in plain sight 🌈

2019-06-23 23:58   35 3

 

Magic in plain sight 🌈

They actually have bunk beds but they insist on sharing. We tuck them in each night at opposite ends but they mostly always move to lie side-by-side ❤️ #cosleepers #cosleeping #brothers

2019-06-23 23:42   274 10

 

They actually have bunk beds but they insist on sharing. We tuck them in each night at opposite ends but they mostly always move to lie side-by-side ❤️ #cosleepers #cosleeping #brothers

It used to be a hard rule that if we aren’t married you can’t sleep in mom’s bed (odd rule I know). My exhusband snored and his breathing was so loud I spent a lot of sleepless nights debating the cold couch. So 9 years ago I decided if I was ever going to survive 3 kids alone I’d have to have my own space. This worked out great until about a year ago when #thing3 started having difficulty sleeping and nightmares. Before then I would let the kids sleep in my room on the weekends, but they gladly slept on the floor right next to me. Things got worse for this little guy and now a few times a week around 2am he wonders in with his sleepy eyes to ask if he can climb in. Sometimes he climbs in and I don’t even catch it until I get hit in the face. Now I kinda love waking up to this. Sleeping alone was by far the hardest thing about the separation/divorce. My ex worked a lot especially at the end of our marriage, so I got used to doing things alone. Nonetheless the kids go to bed and the stillness of the house scared me laying alone in the dark; it’s awful. When I got this queen sized bed a few years ago I started putting a pillow right behind my back so I wouldn’t feel so alone. I sleep better now and it was a simple solution, plus I don’t get kicked or punch nearly as much! #singleparenting #sleeppuncher #cosleeping #sleepingalone

2019-06-23 23:25   10 0

 

It used to be a hard rule that if we aren’t married you can’t sleep in mom’s bed (odd rule I know). My exhusband snored and his breathing was so loud I spent a lot of sleepless nights debating the cold couch. So 9 years ago I decided if I was ever going to survive 3 kids alone I’d have to have my own space. This worked out great until about a year ago when #thing3 started having difficulty sleeping and nightmares. Before then I would let the kids sleep in my room on the weekends, but they gladly slept on the floor right next to me. Things got worse for this little guy and now a few times a week around 2am he wonders in with his sleepy eyes to ask if he can climb in. Sometimes he climbs in and I don’t even catch it until I get hit in the face. Now I kinda love waking up to this. Sleeping alone was by far the hardest thing about the separation/divorce. My ex worked a lot especially at the end of our marriage, so I got used to doing things alone. Nonetheless the kids go to bed and the stillness of the house scared me laying alone in the dark; it’s awful. When I got this queen sized bed a few years ago I started putting a pillow right behind my back so I wouldn’t feel so alone. I sleep better now and it was a simple solution, plus I don’t get kicked or punch nearly as much! #singleparenting #sleeppuncher #cosleeping #sleepingalone

Our baby is ONE month old today! It feels like it’s just been one long sleepless night since we brought you home from the hospital. But I wouldn’t trade it for anything. He may not let momma sleep much at night, but he is the BEST baby I’ve ever been around! 
Maverick loves Mamma’s milk 🥛 
Hates getting a bath 🛁 
Loves to be held
Has Mamma’s allergies 
Loves to stare at Daddy 💙
It’s true what they say, I truly don’t think I could love anything more my sweet baby.
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2019-06-23 23:04   70 7

 

Our baby is ONE month old today! It feels like it’s just been one long sleepless night since we brought you home from the hospital. But I wouldn’t trade it for anything. He may not let momma sleep much at night, but he is the BEST baby I’ve ever been around! Maverick loves Mamma’s milk 🥛 Hates getting a bath 🛁 Loves to be held Has Mamma’s allergies Loves to stare at Daddy 💙 It’s true what they say, I truly don’t think I could love anything more my sweet baby. * * * * #thetravelingmaverick #cosleeping #onemonthold #milestoneblanket #babyboy #mamasboy #newparents #firsttimemom #maverick #silgueropartyof3 #adventuresofmaverickgrey #futuretraveler #mommysboy #myworld #myeverything #breastfeeding #gerberbabysearch2019 #gerberbaby #nicubaby

After a weekend of camping & you can't wait to sleep in your own bed, then find a visitor 😴
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2019-06-23 23:02   2 0

 

After a weekend of camping & you can't wait to sleep in your own bed, then find a visitor 😴 #lovemybed #cosleeping #shiftover

Sometimes on the weekend, The Hammer and so will share the big pullout couch bed. Although judging by this photo I took when I went to bed, “share” is probably the wrong word. #cosleeping #cosleepingproblems #cosleep #cosleeper

2019-06-23 22:45   667 13

 

Sometimes on the weekend, The Hammer and so will share the big pullout couch bed. Although judging by this photo I took when I went to bed, “share” is probably the wrong word. #cosleeping #cosleepingproblems #cosleep #cosleeper

Got to spend some much needed time with my oldest baby today. 🚀🤠
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2019-06-23 22:24   46 1

 
Naps with mummy 💙💜 •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••
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2019-06-23 21:57   3 0

 

Naps with mummy 💙💜 ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• #napping #nap #cosleeping #cuddles #mylove #sleepy #sleep #cosy

Zoella is not liking her crib these days! Last week when she was sick we decided to let her sleep in bed with us. just for one week. 🤦🏻‍♀️ Now she won’t sleep in her crib.😩 Sleeping through the night? Nope! Long naps during the day? Bye! 😣
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She used to be so easy to put down, and woke up happy. Now she wakes up screaming. How do I go back? Any advice? She’s also exclusively breastfed. And doesn’t/won’t use a pacifier. HELP! •
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2019-06-23 21:41   22 1

 

Zoella is not liking her crib these days! Last week when she was sick we decided to let her sleep in bed with us. just for one week. 🤦🏻‍♀️ Now she won’t sleep in her crib.😩 Sleeping through the night Nope! Long naps during the day Bye! 😣 • She used to be so easy to put down, and woke up happy. Now she wakes up screaming. How do I go back Any advice She’s also exclusively breastfed. And doesn’t/won’t use a pacifier. HELP! • • • Please and thank you! • • • #babyadvice #babycrib #babynaps #babystagram #babylove #cryingbaby #shehatesthecrib #mommysgirl #minime #babycenter #sendhelp #baby #babygirl #breastfeeding #breastfedbaby #cosleeping #cosleepingproblems #onlywantsmommy #ilovemybaby #teethingbaby #crocodiletears

Since birth, I’ve been meeting my babies’ needs. I’ve answered every cry with loving arms because that comes natural to me. Their cries should be met. That’s how they communicate with me. They trust me to answer them; they know I will always be there. I know that this has definitely played a role in how easily they’ve slept and how I’ve slept. Meeting needs = happier babies
Sure, have I been/am I tired? Yes. They wake with the slightest little cry, I give boob, and they go back to sleep within seconds. Hardly, noticeable. 
I’d almost forgotten how tough it can be. Lately, they’ve been having meltdowns as soon as I’m not in sight, they’ve been fighting naps, fighting bedtimes, teething. Even if they’re on the verge of falling asleep, a burst of energy shoots through them. Boom 💥 they’re crawling around again, on/off the bed, waving their little arms around. And you think, “God, how the hell does that happen...just go to sleep.” But their little brains and bodies just won’t stop. They’re constantly learning, developing, figuring out the world around them. Taking in their environment. 
It’s been extremely tough these past two weeks reminding myself that they’re going through a leap. I’ve been trying to navigate times to meet their needs better and pay better attention to their cues, but is it incredibly hard. I know it won’t be like this forever, though. #gentleparenting #momlife #mom #childdevelopment #thewonderweeks #twins #twinmom #sleeptrainingculture #attachmentparenting #responsiveparenting #breastfeeding #breastsleeping #breastfeedingtwins #bedsharing #cosleeping #infantsleep #babysleeping

2019-06-23 21:38   35 2

 

Since birth, I’ve been meeting my babies’ needs. I’ve answered every cry with loving arms because that comes natural to me. Their cries should be met. That’s how they communicate with me. They trust me to answer them; they know I will always be there. I know that this has definitely played a role in how easily they’ve slept and how I’ve slept. Meeting needs = happier babies Sure, have I been/am I tired Yes. They wake with the slightest little cry, I give boob, and they go back to sleep within seconds. Hardly, noticeable. I’d almost forgotten how tough it can be. Lately, they’ve been having meltdowns as soon as I’m not in sight, they’ve been fighting naps, fighting bedtimes, teething. Even if they’re on the verge of falling asleep, a burst of energy shoots through them. Boom 💥 they’re crawling around again, on/off the bed, waving their little arms around. And you think, “God, how the hell does that happen...just go to sleep.” But their little brains and bodies just won’t stop. They’re constantly learning, developing, figuring out the world around them. Taking in their environment. It’s been extremely tough these past two weeks reminding myself that they’re going through a leap. I’ve been trying to navigate times to meet their needs better and pay better attention to their cues, but is it incredibly hard. I know it won’t be like this forever, though. #gentleparenting #momlife #mom #childdevelopment #thewonderweeks #twins #twinmom #sleeptrainingculture #attachmentparenting #responsiveparenting #breastfeeding #breastsleeping #breastfeedingtwins #bedsharing #cosleeping #infantsleep #babysleeping

I find that one of the things people always wonder about when it comes to co-sleeping is if it kills intimacy. 
We’ve had a family bed forever, so I thought I’d tackle some myths and questions for anyone thinking of co-sleeping themselves, hoping to get a partner on board, or who are merely curious.

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2019-06-23 21:35   16 0

 

I find that one of the things people always wonder about when it comes to co-sleeping is if it kills intimacy. We’ve had a family bed forever, so I thought I’d tackle some myths and questions for anyone thinking of co-sleeping themselves, hoping to get a partner on board, or who are merely curious. Check it out! Link in bio. . . . . . . . . . . #utahblogger #thehappynow #livethelittlethings #momtogs #mama #cosleeping #familybed #rumors #happytogether #marriage #marriageadvice #parentingadvice #motherhood #mamahood #reallifeparenting #momlife #toddlerlife #liveauthentic #honestmotherhood

Månens danserinder 
En vigtig besked bringer 
Sov altid arm i arm
Det fortjener hvert et barn
Vi føres til søvnens drømme af en stjerne
Som lyser i det fjerne
Godnat min skat ved siden af mig
Lykken er at vågne op ved siden af dig

2019-06-23 20:48   52 5

 

Månens danserinder En vigtig besked bringer Sov altid arm i arm Det fortjener hvert et barn Vi føres til søvnens drømme af en stjerne Som lyser i det fjerne Godnat min skat ved siden af mig Lykken er at vågne op ved siden af dig

I can not imagine a time when I would not want him sleeping next to me...when he wakes he lies in my arms as I feed him.... And if he wakes after that and the dummy doesn't settle him, being in my arms does, and I love that 🤗

2019-06-23 20:45   15 2

 

I can not imagine a time when I would not want him sleeping next to me...when he wakes he lies in my arms as I feed him.... And if he wakes after that and the dummy doesn't settle him, being in my arms does, and I love that 🤗

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As hilarious as this is...(and so effin true..!) Serious real talk. Ive been ‘mum-shamed’ a few times since having Manny. From co-sleeping choice to breastfeeding, it’s happened and honestly it makes me so mad that someone feels the need to weigh in on how we parent our babies!⁣⁣
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We go through enough, we feel every emotion possible when raising a baby...the last thing needed is a negative comment to play on our already overthinking minds!⁣⁣
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Be kind to everyone, motherhood is hard...it’s really freakin’ hard sometimes. ⁣⁣
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Next time someone ‘mum-shames’ you, remember;⁣⁣
Your baby is happy and your baby is loved ♥️ ⁣⁣
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2019-06-23 19:53   22 6

 

⁣⁣ As hilarious as this is...(and so effin true..!) Serious real talk. Ive been ‘mum-shamed’ a few times since having Manny. From co-sleeping choice to breastfeeding, it’s happened and honestly it makes me so mad that someone feels the need to weigh in on how we parent our babies!⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ We go through enough, we feel every emotion possible when raising a baby...the last thing needed is a negative comment to play on our already overthinking minds!⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Be kind to everyone, motherhood is hard...it’s really freakin’ hard sometimes. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Next time someone ‘mum-shames’ you, remember;⁣⁣ Your baby is happy and your baby is loved ♥️ ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ #mummyandmanny #mum #mumlife #baby #firsttimemum #motherhood #momlife #love #family #parenting #babyboy #motherhoodunplugged #mumsofinstagram #mumblogger #realmum #babiesofinstagram #newmum #honestmum #mumboss #themummydiary #Mumshamed #cosleeping #breastfeeding #formulafed #fedisbest #bekind

Summer Weddings🥰... Kyara & Justin’s Wedding💛
So last night was the very first night my 3 year old slept over at my mums house and without us.😅 I was skeptical of how it was going to go as she is always very close to us and not used to sleeping without us. She actually still co-sleeps with us!🥰 Well... it wasn’t too bad apparently although she did wake up a few times last night🙈😂 she slept with both my sisters...then my mum... then my brother😳!😂😂😂 Even he tried to sleep her to no avail!🤣 I guess it’s good practice for him!🙈🤣🤣 She did eventually fall sleep at approx 5am with my mum and was up again at 7:30am..😳.... think it may be a while till her next sleepover🙈😂😂😂
We did have a lovely time though and was nice to have a little break😍🥰❤️
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2019-06-23 19:47   81 8

 

Summer Weddings🥰... Kyara & Justin’s Wedding💛 So last night was the very first night my 3 year old slept over at my mums house and without us.😅 I was skeptical of how it was going to go as she is always very close to us and not used to sleeping without us. She actually still co-sleeps with us!🥰 Well... it wasn’t too bad apparently although she did wake up a few times last night🙈😂 she slept with both my sisters...then my mum... then my brother😳!😂😂😂 Even he tried to sleep her to no avail!🤣 I guess it’s good practice for him!🙈🤣🤣 She did eventually fall sleep at approx 5am with my mum and was up again at 7:30am..😳.... think it may be a while till her next sleepover🙈😂😂😂 We did have a lovely time though and was nice to have a little break😍🥰❤️ —— ———— #momlife💕 #momoland #cosleeping #cosleepingproblems #mommymakeover #mommyhood #mommys #fashionkorea #womensupportwomen #womenhelpingwomen #womeninspiringwomen #womenfitness #womeninbiz #womenintheword #womenwhotravel #womensbest #womensfashionblog #womenwhohustle #womenwithstyle #womenoffaith #womenday #momof3yearold #3yearold

I woke up to him puking on my pillow. I know that’s an overshare, but #reallife you know? Nothing brings you into reality like parenting littles. 
So after stripping the bedding and wiping his face, we went to the kitchen and he insisted he was hungry for breakfast. Isn’t it funny how kids can eat after something like that?

So, I made him a small bowl of yogurt and honey and broke open one of these capsule of probiotics and mixed it in. He wolfed it down and has kept everything else down since. 🤷‍♀️ Kids are weird. 
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2019-06-23 19:26   14 0

 

I woke up to him puking on my pillow. I know that’s an overshare, but #reallife you know Nothing brings you into reality like parenting littles. So after stripping the bedding and wiping his face, we went to the kitchen and he insisted he was hungry for breakfast. Isn’t it funny how kids can eat after something like that So, I made him a small bowl of yogurt and honey and broke open one of these capsule of probiotics and mixed it in. He wolfed it down and has kept everything else down since. 🤷‍♀️ Kids are weird. #guthealth #probiotics #naturalmamas #fivekids #happybelly #fermentedfoods #guthealthy #gutfriendly #life9 #healthytoddler #gentleparenting #attachmentparenting #cosleeping #bedsharing

Ich darf wieder bei Fips schlafen... hab diesen Anblick und die Nähe so vermisst 😏 Knapp 10 Tage sind dem Abstilltag Null vergangen und inzwischen fragt Fips beinahe gar nicht mehr nach Milch, sondern sucht einfach so den Hautkontakt und fordert: "Mama hinlege, Mama kussel!" Nichts lieber als das. Ich bin so froh, wieder bei dir zu sein, mein Kind ❤ Hätte nicht gedacht, dass ich dich bis zur Selbstauflösung vermissen würde...
 #abstillen #langzeitstillen #20monthsold #toddler #schlafenmitkleinkind #cosleeping #familienbett #mutterundkind #instamom #instalove #instagood #mamablogger

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Ich darf wieder bei Fips schlafen... hab diesen Anblick und die Nähe so vermisst 😏 Knapp 10 Tage sind dem Abstilltag Null vergangen und inzwischen fragt Fips beinahe gar nicht mehr nach Milch, sondern sucht einfach so den Hautkontakt und fordert: "Mama hinlege, Mama kussel!" Nichts lieber als das. Ich bin so froh, wieder bei dir zu sein, mein Kind ❤ Hätte nicht gedacht, dass ich dich bis zur Selbstauflösung vermissen würde... #abstillen #langzeitstillen #20monthsold #toddler #schlafenmitkleinkind #cosleeping #familienbett #mutterundkind #instamom #instalove #instagood #mamablogger

Oh sleep training 😴
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Bedtime is getting a bit better but the middle of the night 2-3hr cry fest is not working 😩 she’s determined to sleep next to me. Our first was so much easier 😍
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2019-06-23 18:15   27 5

 

Oh sleep training 😴 . Bedtime is getting a bit better but the middle of the night 2-3hr cry fest is not working 😩 she’s determined to sleep next to me. Our first was so much easier 😍 . Got tips for this tired mama or do I just have to co-sleep til she’s in school 🤦‍♀️ . #sleeptraining #babylife #upallnight #yawn #sleepplease #sleepless #babygirl #tiredmama #motherhood #secondchild #cosleeping #bedtime #wakeups #nomorecrying #baby #oilymama #montruth #momsofig #instamom #motherhoodunplugged #momtips #sleephelp #momadvice #sleepislife #momlife #bekind

Ninhos na @piolhitus! Super macios em tecido 100% algodão.
Pode colocar directamente no berço para simular o espaço reduzido que o bebé tinha na barriga da mãe e assim promover a calma Eno sono tranquilo. Pode colocar na cama dos papas para co-sleeping em segurança. Durante o dia pode colocar o seu bebê junto a si no sofá ou no tapete. 
Super práticos e mega giros!
 #camas #camasmontessori #camasdecriança #cosleeping #conceitomontessori #conceitomontessoriano #feitoamāo #ninhos #kitberço #almofadas #artesanato 
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2019-06-23 17:37   7 0

 

Ninhos na @piolhitus! Super macios em tecido 100% algodão. Pode colocar directamente no berço para simular o espaço reduzido que o bebé tinha na barriga da mãe e assim promover a calma Eno sono tranquilo. Pode colocar na cama dos papas para co-sleeping em segurança. Durante o dia pode colocar o seu bebê junto a si no sofá ou no tapete. Super práticos e mega giros! #camas #camasmontessori #camasdecriança #cosleeping #conceitomontessori #conceitomontessoriano #feitoamāo #ninhos #kitberço #almofadas #artesanato @piolhitus

And then there were 2 just give it 10 mins for the last one 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤚🤚🤚🤚❤❤❤❤🥰🥰🥰🥰 thank god for a kingsize bed #parents #momof3 #cosleeping #noroom @mr.fabzz

2019-06-23 17:12   14 0

 

And then there were 2 just give it 10 mins for the last one 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤚🤚🤚🤚❤❤❤❤🥰🥰🥰🥰 thank god for a kingsize bed #parents #momof3 #cosleeping #noroom @mr.fabzz

Sometimes I dont know who needs the comfort more, me or him. All I know is, I'm soaking up every moment, every snuggle. This is our safe place ❤❤
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2019-06-23 17:05   22 1

 

Sometimes I dont know who needs the comfort more, me or him. All I know is, I'm soaking up every moment, every snuggle. This is our safe place ❤❤ #MomLife #CoSleeping #MiddleOfTheNightSnuggles

Someone's not feeling very well, and is now in mummies bed.. Something has aggravated our chests so we are both coughing and wheezing away :( I hate knowing how she's feeling when she gets like this 💔 I struggle with the pain my chest gets in at 23, and after having this issue all my life so having my tiny 2yo go through it too breaks heart 😭😭💔💔
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2019-06-23 01:01   2 0

 

Someone's not feeling very well, and is now in mummies bed.. Something has aggravated our chests so we are both coughing and wheezing away :( I hate knowing how she's feeling when she gets like this 💔 I struggle with the pain my chest gets in at 23, and after having this issue all my life so having my tiny 2yo go through it too breaks heart 😭😭💔💔 #poorlygirl #cosleeping #littlelove

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