So we have been having sleep issues in this house. Back in September, I started to take away the twins 10 o'clock bottle. Thanks to Sotoriffic twins, I had a terrific schedule to follow. It worked great for about a month. I honestly can't remember why it stopped working. I can't remember if it was due to me not following the schedule close enough, if teething happened, if they got sick, or what it was. Well, Friday was horrible. The twins went down at 6:30-7:00 and went to sleep fine (they seem to go to sleep fine). At around 10pm, Thomas woke screaming! I tried to let him cry, but he was screaming at the top of his lungs. I was so afraid that I'd end up with 3 awake kids that I finally got him up. I changed his diaper, sang to him fed him, gave him tylenol, rocked him, but nothing seemed to settle him. I was home alone til 11:30 and once Tom came home, I hoped that maybe that would settle him, but no. Finally after 3 hours he went to sleep. Through these 3 hours I attempted to put him back in his crib, but each time he screamed at the top of his lungs. Then lucky me got to get up with Eva Rose at around 3:30 am. Sat the schedule was totally off and again he woke, but this time it was midnight and for about an hour. I now can't remember what time Eva Rose woke. I think it may have been more like 6 which is very doable and I would be psyched if all 3 kids slept til 6am. I'd actually be happy if they went back to sleeping til 5am (I won't complain if they at least let me sleep straight through til then. I do think that Thomas may be teething since he seems more cranky than normal. He is my light sleeper in general and Eva Rose is definitely my good sleeper. Michael, thankfully is sleeping mostly through the night. I think I may need to get either the Weissbluth book recommended from my twins group or The Baby Whisperer recommended my our family practitioner. Someday, maybe, I'll sleep through the night again. Til then, wish me the strength to get through.
Crazy life, but even sleep deprived, I wouldn't change a thing!