I want to rock my child to sleep even though she’s already an amazing sleeper?
Am I totally reverse training my daughter to only fall asleep in my arms?
I am not really sure. But what I am sure of, is that I cannot get enough of the moments when I rock Rylee to sleep.
All I can think about is how special that moment is. That 5 minutes where she is all mine, loving me, wanting nothing but to be in my arms. The entire time thinking to myself, “How many more times in our lives am I going to be able to enjoy moments like this?”
Before I know it, she’s gonna be an independent teenager who doesn’t have enough time to talk to her mother, let alone lay in her arms for 5 minutes.
I work all day long and miss her terribly during the day, so as much as I feel like I am totally ruining my baby’s sleeping habits, is it wrong of me to not even care?
If she ends up needing my arms to fall asleep, what is 5 minutes of my night, every night to put her at ease? Selfishly, I find it completely worth it.
Everyone has told me to cherish these moments. That before I know it, I’ll be sending her off to college or giving her away at her wedding. So many times I have heard that once you have children, time goes by so fast.
Now that I have Rylee, I am taking these messages to heart. I have taken that advice for granted so often before experiencing being a Mom. But now, I don’t want a second to go by not cherishing the moments I have in the company of my daughter.