“Making all kinda faces!” tweets Tia Mowry-Hardrict as a caption to this adorable picture of her and son Cree. The actress recently admitted that she and husband Cory Hardrict share a bed with their 16-month-old son. In a blog post called “Yes, My Son Co-Sleeps With Us”, Tia reflects on why she made a decision to co-sleep with her son. She writes:
Okay, I’m gonna admit it! And I am not afraid to admit it: Cree still sleeps with Mom and Dad. There, I said it! But let’s be honest — I was not always confident with such a statement.
The park is often a place where moms get together and chat about all things mommy. For example, did you have a natural birth, are you still breastfeeding, what is the best stroller? The list goes on and on. However, when this one question would come up — “How is he sleeping?” — I would find myself skipping the part where I would say, “Yeah, he’s actually still in bed with momma and dadda.”
Why, you may ask? When I was pregnant, many parents would tell me without me even asking for their advice, “Do not keep your baby in your bed! You will forever regret it! Don’t do it! It’s bad, bad, bad!”
Well, fast forward, Cree was in our bed… and now feeling a little guilty since I had always heard this is the one thing NOT to do, I decided to have a consultation with a sleep expert. She cut straight to the chase and filled me in on the pros and cons. Read More at IVillage.com.