You would think the fact that I have a 7 month old would be the biggest hindrance to my sleeping time. You'd be wrong. Not to brag, but my girl sleeps like a champ. 5ohBaby has been sleeping about 10-12 hours since we moved her to her own room at week 6. I give every single bit of credit to her sound machine that plays the sound of the ocean all night long. Seriously, if you don't have one, get one immediately!
Don't hate me because I promise my sleep is still interrupted by 5ohHubby. Being married to a cop has it's own set of issues, and I knew that, but I never really realized how different sleeping would be. I've already asked you about police readjusting sleep to fit the families needs (PS 5ohHubby
We use some tricks to let him sleep on his work days. He also uses a sound machine on the days he's working so 5ohBaby and I don't have to be quiet in the house at all. 5ohPup rarely barks but when she does he can't hear her over the sound, either. We also use the blackout curtains which keep quite a bit of light out of the room. And I tell you what, it might not be pretty but that sleep mask works wonders.
My sleep is always interrupted when he works. Every night I wake up when he is supposed to be home and either hear him come in or check my texts to see if he is going to be late. He is really good about texting me when he is not going to be home on time because he knows I
But the biggest sleep interruption is when he acts out his dreams. And not the fun kind.
The other morning I was lying in bed, cuddled up with 5ohHubby, enjoying the last few minutes of rest I would be getting. I could hear 5ohBaby begin to stir on her monitor. I was laying there thinking about how much God has blessed me when suddenly 5ohHubby springs into action. He had his arm around me and all of a sudden he was in cop mode and going "hands on". He was gabbing my hand as if he was wrestling with a suspect he was trying to handcuff. I immediately was trying to wake him up "5ohHubby... its just me! Stop it! I'm not resisting haha!".
He stopped and got up on one arm. He peeled up his eye masked and squinted at me. "Go to bed boosest