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Our's is a complete mess! Since Alice Marie has been home--Christmas break and then she brought the flu home the first week school had started back--our entire family's schedule has been haywire.
Winter is also teething so bedtime has been around 2 AM. And that is after we can't get her to sleep, some orajel and tylenol. She passes out! She mostly sleeps till 10, but will wake sometimes. I assume she wakes from pain, but I get up to nurse her and smear more orajel on. At 10 AM she nurses then sleeps till 11:30, and she is having such a hard time napping! No wonder, sleeping so late. I am withholding nap time today in an effort to get her down earlier.
I HATE waking up so late! I sleep when the babies sleep right now. I really like to have started my day by 7 AM, and when school is in session 6 AM.
I am going to try transitioning her to being asleep by 8 PM, give or take 30 min. Ideally she'd sleep till 7 because that's when Alice is already on the bus and I am ready to cook.
So what are your schedules like? Bedtime, naps, meal times?
Our schedule has been off for the past few weeks. She had been going down at 8 and getting up at 8 then taking good naps during the day. Lately she's been staying up until 10ish and sleeping in until 9 or 9:30. It seems like her whole schedule has been pushed back. We're slowly getting back on track. She's always good for a 1.5-2 hour morning nap and afternoon naps are usually only around 45 mins. She eats three meals a day and nurses on demand.
We have to leave the house at 6:30, so I get up at 4:45 and Robby gets up at 6:10. He has a bottle (he quit nursing cold turkey in Nov, long story) and I dress him and we're off to the sitter. At her house, he eats solid breakfast at 8:30 or so and then naps for an hour. Eats again around 12:30 with another bottle, brief nap around 1-ish for about 45 min, and then she brings him to school at 2:45. My friend watches him while I tutor for an hour every day (it pays the childcare), and then we go home and he gets another bottle right when we get here, around 4:30 - 5. Lots of hard playtime with mommy, and dinner at about 6. Last bottle at 7:15-7:30, and bed between 7:30-7:45.
Weekends are sllightly better; he goes to bed at the same time but sleeps until 7 usually. If he gets up at 2 or 3 and gets a bottle then, he sometimes sleeps until 8. A couple of weeks ago he had a mild fever and slept until 10 and it was heaven!!