Nighttime is such a special and important time for kids. It’s a time to curl up and feel cozy, safe, and loved. All over the world families sleep together. They reconnect at night.
Together We Sleep celebrates the connection between parents and children that are nurtured through co-sleeping.Beautiful illustrations and simple text intended for young children (1-4) shows families all over the world (human and animal) sharing sleep.
The book includes a guide for parents on co-sleeping and on other forms of reconnecting with your child at night if you do not co-sleep. Examples given include simply leaving their door open, having some rest time together before they sleep, siblings sharing sleep space, children sleeping with their pets…
About the Author
Laura Koniver, MD is an intuitive physician and artist living with her family in South Carolina. She has two amazing children whom she feels honored to homeschool. Some of her fondest memories as a mother are of cosleeping with her children: all the sweet nighttime moments, the fun waking-up moments, and hearing them breathe deeply and sleep soundly all the moments in between. She has enjoyed drawing and painting all her life (even through medical school!) and used watercolor, acrylics, and ink to create the gentle illustrations in this book. This is her second children’s book.