First sleep without crying

Baby Shaw's Lessons Learning

Tonight Shaw went to bed without a single cry. It was 7:40, a little late, and he fussed when we tried to change his diaper. Laura nursed him instead, and then changed him and put on his Jammie’s. She handed him off to me in the darkened bedroom and I played with him gently for a while. A little tummy time, a little tug on Hands, a little lying about. Then over to the sheepskin on the cosleep platform. More gentle joshing, slower, and singing, message, with my face very close and hand on his chest, letting him grab my fingers until he faded away – a miracle,

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