Whether you’re all about bed sharing, or have only done it reluctantly in the nape of a successful sleep, one thing's for sure: babies love sleeping in their parents’ bed.I have yet to meet a baby or young child who complained about having to sleep in a bed that's roughly 10 times their size or sharing space with their parents. Actually, it's enough to make you wonder: just what is your bed sharing baby thinking?
It can be fun to wonder what cross the minds of our still mostly uncommunicative children. We can take guesses, of course, and essentially take a stab in the dark while we're wide awake in the middle of the night in the dark. When they coo or smile, or when they giggle or fuss, us parents are left wondering just what is on our baby's mind. I know my son always at least appeared to love sleeping in my bed. He never slept more soundly (except maybe when I rocked him in my arms). Even now, as a toddler, he still comes to our bed in the middle of the night in the hopes of sharing some bed space with his parents. I don’t usually mind scooting over a bit, though I’m totally over the whole getting kicked and punched while he “adjusts.”
I know my son must be thinking all sorts of things when he gets to jump into our bed, including but certainly not limited to the following: