Wednesday, September 3, 2014

It's a Sleeping Miracle! Part III

Quite a time has lapsed since I last reported on the sleeping toddler situation! Just two or three days after I began giving Lucas the Cal-Mag at bedtime, we ended up staying out late at a good-bye party for his little friend Genesis. She is moving far, far away with her parents and we are so sad to see them go! Poor Lucas totally lost his best friend! Weeks later he still randomly babbles with her name. "Wada aqui Genesis bidu bidu truck." He has also identifed a house on our block (that is totally not her house nor ever was it) as hers. And I'd better let you see an adorable picture of them together so you can visualize :P
Aren't they adorable? We miss you Genesis!

Anyway, at their goodbye party, we stayed pretty late and Lucas fell asleep in his carseat immediately. He was so tired. But when we got home I was desperate to have him take the vitamin! I broke it in little pieces and put it inside his little lip. Nothing. Does that make me sound like a bad mom? I finally gave up and let him sleep.

But it didn't last for long!

He was up and down all night. Waking up to fuss, crawl on top of me, whine, nurse, nurse again. Aggghh.

It was a rough night. But it was good. Because it showed me that YES, the Cal-Mag really is making a difference! You can be sure that since then I've been pretty faithful about giving Lucas his Cal-Mag in the evening! Most days now he stays asleep while I get ready for work in the morning, instead of immediatly waking and crying until he pulls me back into bed. And co-sleeping is a lot more peaceful now. I love it! (And so does he!)

Since then, I rarely forget to give him the Calcium. In addition to helping relax muscles during the night (It may help you too! Especially if you get leg cramps.) it is also something Lucas's pediatrician suggested for calcium intake. What I like about this brand is that all Shaklee's nutritional supplements are food sourced, not made from chemicals in a lab, AND they go through rigorous testing for purity, potency and to make sure they contain EXACTLY what is on the label, nothing more, nothing less. It is also a pleasant natural flavor that Lucas looks forward to.

If you and your kids need a better night's sleep, I highly recommend this! One of my favorites for sure.
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