**disclaimer** This blog entry is not meant to criticize those who have and continue to use CIO with their children. It is simply how I feel after our recent trial run with CIO.
I am having a terrible time trying to deal with and move past the guilt I feel for allowing my son to CIO on Saturday night. I feel very foolish for not having done my homework in researching both sides of the spectrum before making my decision and now we’re both paying for it. He now seems to have severe anxiety when we bring him into his room (especially at night) and even more so when we put him into his crib. Before Saturday, he was fine putting himself to sleep in his crib, especially during nap time. Now, the screaming begins before we get passed the doorway.
It’s hard for me to even put into words how I’m feeling. I’m so (more…)