Joanna Weiss today writes in the Boston Globe that her household's sleeping arrangements have gone haywire with the arrival home of her 7-week-old son, her second child.
The main priority: getting all four people in the house to sleep, even if that means snuggling with the baby instead of separating from him for the crib immediately.
Other upsides: a mother's quick reassurance the baby is still breathing -- and the comfort of snuggling, before kids begin their lifelong distancing, bit by bit, from mom and dad.
Readers, how did you deal with a newborn? What worked best for you or for your friends? Let us know in our comments section.
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