Temping and the family bed - Mothering Forums

 
Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 02-12-2003, 01:19 PM - Thread Starter
 
z-girl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Missoula, MT
Posts: 533
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Is it possible or does a beeping thermometer tempt a toddler out of sleep? DD wakes about 5, and then again at 7, but sometimes frequently in between. Does it really make a difference if I temp at 5, having had pretty solid sleep until then, or at 7 with broken sleep? I never really looked at the difference with I temp'ed before DD. Any family bed/temping hints I should know about?

Thanks!
z-girl is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 2 Old 02-12-2003, 04:53 PM
 
stafl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: standing in a doorway
Posts: 9,119
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
The key is consistency. I usually drink a huge glass of water before I go to bed, so I will wake up after 4 hours needing to pee. I temp before I get out of bed, and it usually doesn't wake DD up, unless she's going to wake up anyway. If she wakes up, I latch her on after I stick the therm in my mouth and try not to move around too much.
The main rules are, temp after at least three hours of sleep in a row, don't get up before you temp, don't say anything before you temp. And whatever works for you, make sure you do it the same way every morning.
stafl is offline  
Reply


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 10,977

88 members and 10,889 guests
Aillidh , ailsa JOHN , Auntiebobo , BabySmurf , badwolf092087 , belltree , bren94 , BushMama83 , catladymeow , chknlovr , cocoheart , Cricket VS , Crimson8 , Dakotacakes , dani2015 , Dawn's mom , dayloveme , Deborah , DesertSunsets , Emanresu , emmy526 , EmsMom , Ethelpea , farmer , frances bakin' , funfunkyfantastic , Galatea , greenemami , hakunangovi , healthy momma , hottmomma , jabs , japonica , Jewel5811 , JLUK , jmarroq , katelove , kathymuggle , kyradark333 , lerlisha , lilmissgiggles , LiLStar , lotus_j , mama24-7 , mamabear0314 , marilyn612 , marluce , MDgal , MDoc , meowmix , Milk8shake , MissMuffet , motherlove17 , MPsSweetie , Mylie , newmamalizzy , NightOwlwithowlet , orangemomma , pers , prosciencemum , pulcetti , rcb215 , salr , SandiMae , sarafl , Serafina33 , shantimama , Shmootzi , sillysapling , sofreshsoclean , Springshowers , SummerStorm22 , Suzie007 , SuzyBelle , t2009 , thekoz , Tigerle , Tigerlily17 , TrishWSU , Voondrop
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.