My son is a little cheeky, well maybe very cheeky. Every Friday night, (the last 3 in a row), he has been waking up about 9pm and wanting to be with me. He wants me to cuddle him as I sit here on the computer catching up on work or the television shows I love and missed during the week. Friday nights are my wind down time and they sometimes involve a good chick flick; but lately it has been chick flicks with a little body laying on me.
I love these cuddles and these moments we have. I tell him he needs to close his eyes and go to sleep on mumma or I will put him back in his cot. His wide opened eyes soon squish together as he pretends he is asleep.
I have a confession to also make. My new bed that I made now has an addition. I have put a travel bed barrier up to stop Taj from falling out of my bed. Taj wakes about 2am every morning and wants to come into my bed. Yes, this is a habit and one that I am sure some will disagree on. But for me and for Taj it is lovely. He snuggles on my spare pillow, which I guess is really his, has a sneaky breastfeed and rolls over and goes straight back to sleep. We both rise just before 7 every morning. Keely taps on my shoulder without saying any words and she climbs into bed too for cuddles until Taj wakes up, or if he is already awake they have cuddles and jump all over their mumma.
I am really quite relaxed with Taj wanting to sleep with me each night and sometimes a lot earlier then his usual time. I am relaxed as I know he will grow out of it. Keely was the same. She too loved to have cuddles and then there came the day she did not wake. But now I love her little hand tapping on my shoulder each morning.
These are our special moments and I feel when it comes to sleep and their routines or habits, if it does not bother mumma then it isn't a problem or issue. I am enjoying motherhood and I love the go with the flow approach. It works for this little pinwheel family!
Do you have your little ones sleep in your bed? Do you have any special moments when it comes to the morning cuddles before your day starts?