I’ve received a few questions today about the legendary squishy couch I refer to from time to time. I thought I would explain.
For those of you out there wondering what I’m referring to when I say squishy couch, this one’s for you.
The Squishy couch was born out of necessity. Originally, when Elliott was having a really hard time sleeping and we ended up down stairs in the middle of the night, I needed a way to make him feel safe. He would wake up with the sensation that he was falling and be terrified.
So one night I decided to try pushing the couches together. I explained to him that there was no way he could fall now..
It worked, thus the squishy couch was born.
Now it’s a sought after event. The kids love the squishy couch. So on occasion, Elliott and I will camp out downstairs on the squishy couch.
This week, with everyone being gone and Emmett upset that he doesn’t get to go anywhere and spend the night, I suggested squishy couch and he jumped up and down with excitement.
Problem solved…. 🙂
Honestly though, it’s not very comfortable with our crappy old couches. Having said that, the kids are happy and that makes it more than worth it.
Please take a second and bask in the awesomeness that is the squishy couch.. 🙂
**Thanks for reading**
-Lost and Tired
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Sweet! My boxer used to sleep exactly the same way – often trying to push me out of bed with her feet!
Too cute. x3 I totally understand the comfort that being surrounded brings, especially when you do get that falling sensation in the middle of the night, or random hypnic jerks. I miss the days where I was small enough to sleep in between two couches like that. x3