Thursday, 18 September 2014

When Is The Right Time To Move From The Moses Basket To The Cot?

This is a question that is causing huge debate in our house. Darren is a very light sleeper and Little E likes to make lots of noise when she settles herself down to sleep in the night, therefore keeping Darren awake. I on the other hand have no trouble sleeping through everything, thankfully not my alarm! 

When I was pregnant with Ethan I was quite reluctant to buy a Moses basket for him, I wasn't sure we would use it as we lived in the flat and his room was so close to ours. Taking our mum’s advice we purchased a lovely baby bed for Ethan, and I was so glad we did, as I loved having him sleeping next to us. We would move the Moses basket into the living room during the day and back into our bedroom at night. We got our monies worth out of it.  


The question was never raised about when it would be the right time to move Ethan from his Moses basket into his cot because when he was eight weeks old we discovered him like this…



He had decided to show us that he needed more room!

When Little E arrived the Moses basket was the first thing we had ready for her return home, using it as we had before both in the front room and the bedroom.


Now she has reached nine weeks old Darren has raised the own room question. To be honest I’m trying my hardest to avoid giving an answer.

Who can resist having this little lady sleeping by their side each night?


Little E will be the last baby I have, moving her into her own room means she is growing up and I don’t want her to grow up too fast.

So until she decides to tell us otherwise, or outgrows it, this little lady is staying in the Moses basket by my side.


Disclosure
Tesco provided me with some insights to make this post possible, but all opinions are my own.

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Small Steps Amazing Achievements - 17th September 2014

It's Wednesday, time for the Small Steps Amazing Achievements linky.

This week is my turn to host the Small Steps Amazing Achievements linky.   
     

If this is your first time here you can find out about the Small Steps Amazing Achievements linky HERE, we do hope you join in.

Posts can be old or new and don't forget to share the linky love and comment on posts that spark your interest.

We do take the time to read and comment on all of your posts. We also share them on twitter using the hashtag #SSAmazingAchievements.

So grab the badge and come and join in.

Ethans Escapades
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Jeannette's Small Steps Amazing Achievements Highlights From Last Week
Monkey had a play date with the cutest pictures of him and his friend @BecomingaSAHM 
Some fantastic achievements made by @RantRaveCrave's little man, good luck with the move! 
Mini has made a great start in school @miniandmum 
And Travelling with an autistic child or teen can be challenging but @kiwimumdi managed it & N did so well    
We really wish we could share all of the posts with you as we enjoy reading them all and find it so hard to choose which ones to include in this post, but you can read them all HERE.

I can't wait to see what your children have achieved this week.
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