Last night, after 20 months of marriage, we switched sides in bed. The idea originated because I didn’t want to sleep next to the open window anymore. After one night, I am hooked! I slept so well last night. Turns out, I like the other side of the bed.
And it must be working for her, too, because she slept until 9 am this morning. She needed lots of rest. She has had a very rough week of hardly any sleep at all due to a cold and cough and right ear infection. She’s been teary-eyed and cranky all week. It has been hard on all of us. Coming home from our trip, we weren’t feeling well, and by the end of this week, I am completely drained. I hated that she wasn’t feeling well and I wish she could understand that rest would feel the best. Unfortunately, sleeping on your back adds a lot of pressure to your ears. She would scream when she laid in her crib because her ear was hurting so bad. After awhile, she learned to keep this position pictured above. Now, after a couple days of antibiotics and ibuprofen, she seems to be doing a little better…with one very nasty side effect: