I'm afraid I have created a "monster". I work full time and my son is 6 months old. I miss my little guy so much when I'm at work that I will shower him with attention and cuddles when I get home. The problem is that now, once I am home, if someone isn't holding him, he will just scream and scream.. He doesn't act like this during the day. It makes it impossible to get anything done because I can maybe start a load of laundry before I can't take it anymore and will go pick him up. I try to get everything done after he goes to sleep but, then I'm up until 3am and he wakes up around 8:30am. I love my time with my Monkey but, I need to be able to put him down and do chores so that his environment is clean and safe. Any advice? I know I may have to just let him cry and take frequesnt breaks to make sure he doesn't need anything but, it's really hard. I hate hearing him cry and knowing I could fix it View Thread
Actually, my son (3 1/2 months) will only sleep in his swing and then only if he's faced towards us so, if he wakes he can see us. If we face the swing in any other direction, he'll wake up and cry until we fix it. I've been worried sick that it may be unsafe for him to not be flat on his back or that he might get hurt because of the straps or the fact that the swing rocks and the doctors say that you don't want your baby to go too deep into sleep. I'm so glad that I'm not the only one and I'm glad that this situation proved safe for other babies View Thread
Have you thought about using one of the breathable bumpers? I've heard that they are safer because they are made of mesh and your little one can get air even if they pull it over their face. I haven't tried one yet as my little one will not sleep unless he's in his swing right next to the bed where he can see me if he wakes up.View Thread
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