Karly’s been getting up in the middle of the night. We’ve been very lucky until now. She was very young when she first started sleeping through the night, just a week before starting daycare. I only took eight weeks off for my maternity leave, and Karly started attending daycare as soon as I returned to work.
Sometimes I’m tired throughout the day. When Karly cries at night, I take her to the living room and we cuddle on the couch. Even though it’s 3am, sometimes I like having this time with her. I lie down on the couch and wake up with her snuggled on top of me.
Karly is two years old. She’s going to grow up, and these cuddles won’t last. I will appreciate the time I have with her now as a toddler, even if it’s in the middle of the night.