The Crib

What do you do when your baby cries their eyes out when put in the crib?  Am sure that some moms or dads shed a tear or two when their little one squeal for the comfort of you the parents.  Well,  it happens ever so often that we feel sorry for our dear little one and take her to our bed in the safety and comfort of our warmth.  This happens to turn out to be a roller coaster of nightly sleep patterns for mom,dad and baby.   Therefore, I would highly encourage new parents to have their new one sleep in their crib as early as possible.  Trust me, it would help avoid louder cryings when they are older but it would definitely encourage a more disciplined child in the long run.

I have had to cover my ears or run to the other room with tears in my eyes as our one year old screamed in her crib.   Dad was the one who would sit and watch her till she fell asleep, then I would return and look in at her to make sure she was fine.  Of course she would be fine! But it was mom, I, who was the spoiler and so she took pleasure in nibbling me whenever she was on our bed.  When she did this she would scream in delight when I cried out in pain.  Yes, sometimes I faked the pain to let her know it was not nice to bite but this seemed to get her more excited.

However,

Training is never an easy or pleasant task.  You must want the best for your child and hold on to routines for their later development into a well disciplined adult.

Make the sacrifices early to reap the sweet rewards later on.  Love your child.

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Brief Bio. Name: Vearna Gloster Titles: Beekeeper, Pre- School Teacher, Independent Researcher, Innovator, Poet and Forthcoming author. Business: Arg's Enterprise for Pollen and Pure Honey Founder of: Bee Active Initiative Member of: Trinidad and Tobago Beekeepers Associaton Phone: 8682746677l Email: vearnarg3@gmail.com Website: argsenterprise.webs.com Vearna Gloster is an active Beekeeper for the past (10) ten years. Her broad and optimistic approach in beekeeping will open and enhance new levels of understanding in our local beekeeping industry. She is an activist in the promotion of saving our Honeybees by spreading the knowledge of the vital role of these amazing insects in our survival. Vearna is the founder of ‘Bee Active Initiative’ which help young children store information and help in the conservation regarding the role of Honeybees in the “green” survival of humanity. Vearna was featured in the Sunday Express Mix Music Section at #1 on the top 12 Indigenous Chart for her piece on ‘Honey’, capturing the state of our local honey industry in November 2014. She has been an awardee in the Special Prize Category of the NIHERST Prime Minister’s Awards for Scientific Ingenuity in 2015 with her Solar Bee Hive Vent and was featured in the Plenty Sport E-zine Issue #19 in January 2016 as ‘ The Honey Bee Runs!’ As an independent Researcher in the beekeeping field, she is currently working on Honeybee Botany in Trinidad and Tobago which also brings with it the understanding to the link of the medicinal/nutritional value of the plants/ trees/ shrubs and our honey. She is a forthcoming author of the ‘Sun Goddess’, her first poetry collection.