― I have to admit, we never thought it would happen. My mother told me it would, but I didn't believe her. Other parents told us their kids do it and we just thought ours was different and never would. ∙ But then it happened. To us! And now that it's happened more than twice I feel like I can write about it without jinxing it. So I'll just say it. Our toddler will let us put him down to sleep while he is still awake. He no longer needs or wants us to nurse or rock him to sleep! ∙ It [...].