Is there anything sweeter in the world than a sleeping baby? It’s the time when you can just stare at your baby and marvel at her perfect little lashes, and button nose, and chubby cheeks.
As long as you’re not trying to sleep. Sleeping babies are not so sweet when you yourself are trying to sleep. Sleeping is almost impossible between the worry, and the grunting, and awful noises that baby’s can make in their sleep.
Related: My Entire Collection Of Baby Quotes
These baby sleep quotes cover both bases, the sweet and the sour aspect of baby sleep.
I whisper to myself AT LEAST once a week something like “I despise baby/kid sleep”.
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And I HIGHLY recommend the book Go The F**k To Sleep if you’re needed to find some humor in the baby sleep department. This book is pure genius and so so very funny. It’s a great baby shower gift.
If the baby’s asleep (yay!) then I highly recommend listening to Samuel L. Jackson read this book.
But these baby quotes are really making me look at baby sleep in a more positive light.
Baby Sleep Quotes
Baby sleep quotes that remind you of the absolute innocence of your baby… even though she may seem to be plotting against you so that you can never sleep again.
Baby’s smile in their sleep because they are listening to the whispers of angels.
Let him sleep, for when he wakes, he will move mountains.
Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will move mountains.
A mother’s arms are made of tenderness, and children sleep soundly in them. Victor Hugo
Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep, guide me through the starry night and wake me when the sun shines bright.
You can go to bed without fear; you will lie down and sleep soundly. Proverbs 3:24
First thing in the morning, we’re really tired, and we look at each other and we wonder, ‘Are we ever going to get sleep?’ And yet, it doesn’t matter if you don’t get sleep. It’s an honor to take care of them.- Angelina Jolie
Cute Sleeping Quotes
When my baby is sleeping that’s when I think, wow, I made that.
Hold her a little longer, rock her a little more, read her another story, you’ve only read her four. Let her sleep on your shoulder, rejoice in her happy smile, she is only a little girl, for such a little while.
When I watch my baby sleep, my world is at peace.
Little boys should never be put to sleep. They always wake up a day older. Peter Pan
Good night, sleep tight.
Kiss your children goodnight, even if they are already asleep.
Cleaning and scrubbing can wait till tomorrow, for babies grow up, we’ve learned to our sorrow, so quiet down cobwebs, dust go to sleep, I’m rocking my baby and babies don’t keep.
Watching Baby Sleep Quotes
Do you ever just all out gawk at your baby while they’re sleeping? These watching baby sleep quotes tell that you’re not the only one!
Having my baby fall asleep in my arms takes away all of my worries and stresses. A sense of complete and total peace comes over me.
You’re my favorite reason to lose sleep.
My aunt [gave me the best advice]: Put her to sleep yourself every night. Sing to her and cradle her in your arms and sit by her side – every night. Because one day you won’t be able to.- Salma Hayek
The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping child.
Quotes About Sleep And Dreams
Magical things happen when we give in to slumber, which is why I love these quotes about sleep and dreams.
Here sleeps a girl with a head full of magical dreams, a heart full of wonder and hands that will shape the world.
I walked with you, once upon a dream. Sleeping Beauty
A dream is a wish your heart makes, when you’re fast asleep. Cinderella
In dreams we enter a world that’s entirely our own. Let them swim in the deepest ocean or glide over the highest cloud. Albus Dumbledore
Funny Baby Sleep Quotes
And of course I know you need some funny baby sleep quotes because baby sleep isn’t all sunshine and unicorns. You know, if Samuel L. Jackson wasn’t enough.
They eat, they crap, they sleep, and if they’re crying they need to do one of the three and they’re having trouble doing it. Real simple.- Matthew McConaughey
Everyone should have kids. They are the greatest joy in the world. But they are also terrorists. You’ll realize this as soon as they are born and they start using sleep deprivation to break you.- Ray Romano
They tell you that at his age, all they do is eat, sleep, and poop. And what I’ve learned is they can actually do all three at the same time. Who knew?- Josh Duhamel
Rocking a baby to sleep is actually a lot less like a Johnson and Johnson commercial and a lot more like wrestling a 20 lb bag of snakes.
A sleeping baby is the new happy hour.
Sleep when your baby sleeps. Everyone knows this classic tip, but I say why stop there? Scream when your baby screams. Take Benadryl when your baby takes Benadryl. And walk around pantless when your baby walks around pantless. Tina Fey- Bossypants
I don’t want to sleep like a baby, I want to sleep like my husband.
Motherhood is an experiment in how long your body can function without adequate sleep or nourishment and fueled only on adrenaline, caffeine and baby smiles.
Eat. Sleep. Snuggle. Repeat.
Eat. Sleep. Play. Repeat.
Eat. Sleep. Poop.
Cool kids never sleep.
People who say they sleep like a baby don’t have one.
There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mothers are basically part of a scientific experiment to prove that sleep is not a crucial part of human life.
Do you stare at your baby when she’s sleeping?