1.15 Confession: My 8-Year-Old Still Sleeps in My Bed


Get This Kid Out of My Bed!!!

In our most recent episode of Whose Kid is That?!? Julie made a confession – her 8-year-old still sleeps in bed with them!

Julie’s oldest son is an excellent sleeper and has been since day one. When her second son was born, she didn’t want to take any chances with messing up the older one’s sleep habits. So, she put her younger son in a bassinet in her room. When he outgrew the bassinet, he went into her bed.

Eight years later, guess where he’s still sleeping…

Top Bed Sharing and Sleep Training Resources


Bringing Up Bebe: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting by Pamela Druckerman

The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp


The Wonder Weeks – gives you all the ‘need to know’ information in the blink of an eye and it allows you to look back on magnificent moments.


Taking Cara Babies – online sleep classes and resources for newborn to two-year-olds


Not a Peep – sleep support for sleepy families with Maria Lopez

Allison Hicks Sleep Solutions – Pediatric Sleep Consultant, labor and postpartum doula care

Precious Little Sleep – The only thing you need to help baby sleep better with Alexis Dubief

To hear the full discussion about sleep training and bed-sharing, check out the latest episode of Whose Kid is That?!? with Julie and Val. You can listen on Apple or Spotify. Don’t forget to subscribe so you know exactly when each new episode is released!


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