Can anyone tell me how to convince a 6 month old that 5:20 AM is entirely too early to start the day?
Before his surgery Jack used to get up between 7 and 8 AM. Loved it. After his surgery he apparently caught on to the 6:00AM xray schedule at the hospital and has been getting up around then, which I don't care for but could at least kind of tolerate. But lately he's bumped it up to 5:20 and no amount of swinging or crib entertainment can convince him otherwise. He's just lucky his dad likes him so much and got up with him this morning because I was ready to let him whine to his little half-hearts content for another hour before going to his rescue. I keep trying to explain to him (as I lay curled up under a blanket next to him and his toys at the crack of dawn) that his mom will be a much happier and patient person if he would just sleep until 7:00, but that big smile and those busy feet stubbornly insist that he's ready to be up.