Here are some lies people tell you about infant sleep

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I first read this post mid-October, and when I came to the end of it I slapped my knee and shouted, “YES! THAT is what I’m talking about!!”

There needs to be more posts like this for new and expecting Mamas to reference – they need the straight goods from a woman who has been there, done that, and lived to tell the tale… and who also happens to be an exceptional teller of stories.

Sweet Madeleine is one of my favourite writers. I “met” Madeleine herself through a baby forum, and have had the pleasure of e-chatting with her from time to time. She is lovely, and so is this blog. So please, don’t just read this post as a one-off, viral thing. When you have the time, go back and read some of her archived stuff, and continue on the journey with her.

Sweet Madeleine

Before I posted this, Adam peeked over my shoulder, saw the title and said, ‘”Oh my god, stop writing about infant sleep. No one cares.”

If this statement applies to you, SORRY NOT SORRY THIS IS MY LIFE, ADAM!

Now for our regularly scheduled mom post.

I know that many of you don’t have babies yet, or have babies that are younger than Olive – I am writing this post for you.

When O was about four months old I remember taking her to a talk put on by the local library. Each week they hosted different speakers, and this particular week featured a public health nurse speaking about the unique nature of baby sleep. It sounded interesting and I needed to get out of the house and talk to real grown up people that didn’t shit their pants, so off we went.

At the beginning of the talk all…

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