I think the excitement of Christmas is getting to my little one. He's been staying up late, refusing to go to bed. It might be because we have been watching Christmas movies right before bedtime or possibly because we let him watch Rudolph the other night and seriously...the abdominal snowman is scary. Ethan backed away from the TV as he came roaring on screen baring his sharp teeth. Why do little kids movies have to be scary at times??? Anyways, we haven't been sticking to our routine. I just don't want him to miss a thing. I love that he's feeling the excitement of this time of year. He will run around the bonus room like a kid that's had too much sugar saying "Ho, ho" to the tune of "Uh, oh" and it's the cutest thing I've ever heard in my life.
My husband always does the bedtime routine, but the past couple of nights after an hour or so of trying to get him to go into his crib without screaming his head off (which is very unusual at this house) I'll go in there as a last resort. In fact, last night he actually called for me repeatedly or so my hubby told me (I was blissfully alone in the bonus room without the monitor on) but as soon as I heard I went in his room did our nap time routine of hugs and kisses, waved goodbye to him and he was silent. Out like a light. Sometimes I guess he just needs his mommy and that my friends, is the best feeling ever!
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