Monday, January 21, 2008

Crazy Talk

Snacks has been talking in his sleep for as long as I can remember. I used to run in to his room when he sat up and try to make sense of what he was saying. I'd try to get him to repeat himself; tell me what he needed and try to calm him if he was agitated, which typically didn't work.

Until I finally learned that even though his eyes are open and he's sitting up in bed, he's ASLEEP and not rational. So now I just do the best I can to try to get him to lie back down without engaging him in conversation.

Tonight when he sat up and gestured to me and said, "I need something fat...," I just kissed him, laid him back down and said, "Okay, honey, I'll go right out and get that for you."

And back to sleep he went.


Cakes said...

in my house. I would have just assumed he needed his daddy.

Penelope Anne said...

What a curious request....glad you don't have night terrors or such to contend with.
I love the little red shoes, I did that for Micheyla when she was little too.

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Congrats and have a great day,
Mama Bear

Jodi said...

sounds like you gave him exactly what he needed?

- PRACTiCAL CHiCK said...

If it makes you feel any better...Monkey Butt sleeps with his eyes open and Bry-onicle had night terrors until he was three.

Sounds to me like you did just fine!