Seeing a sleeping baby is one of life’s many joys.
These sweet sleeping baby quotes help say how it feels when our little one is sleeping…
And how exhausting it can be.
With a little bit of humor sprinkled in there of course.
You can check out these sweet sayings below.
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Sleeping Baby Quotes
Cute Sleeping Baby Quotes
These cute infant quotes would be perfect as captions on social media like Instagram or Facebook.
Read below for one to melt your heart.
“A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them – Victor Hugo”
“Babies smile in their sleep because they’re listening to the whispering of angels.”
“Sleep, baby, sleep. Thy father’s watching the sheep. Thy mother’s shaking the dreamland tree, and down drops a little dream for thee – Elizabeth Prentiss”
“A day without a nap for a baby is like a cupcake without frosting.”
“Kiss your children goodnight, even if they are already asleep – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.”
“The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping baby.”
“Happiness is a sleeping baby.”
“Eat. Sleep. Snuggle. Repeat.”
“Eat. Sleep. Play.”
“Eat. Sleep. Poop. Repeat.”
Beautiful Sleeping Baby Quotes
Here are some beautiful sayings about sleeping babies.
You can check out these lovely quotes below.
“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.”
“A dream is a wish your heart makes when you’re fast asleep – Cinderella”
“From the starry sky from up above to the soft breeze that kisses your cheeks, goodnight my love.”
“Now I lay me down to rest, I pray that all the world be blessed. Lady Moon and Sister Star watch over me from afar. Mother Earth is always there and keeps me safe within her care. The Lord of Dreams will dance and sing and happy dreams will bring to me. And when I wake to greet the day, Brother Sun will light my way.”
Sleepless Nights with Baby Quotes
Having a newborn can mean losing some sleep.
And I mean a lot.
These relatable quotes are all about those sleepless nights with a baby.
“You’re my favorite reason to lose sleep.”
“People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one – Leo. J. Burke”
“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.”
“Sleep is like the unicorn- it is rumored to exist, but I doubt I will see any – Dr. Seuss”
“Sleep? Yes, I have a vague recollection of what that was like.”
“A sleeping baby is really good at doing the one thing you don’t get to do anymore – Linda Poindexter”
“A sleeping baby reminds me of why I’m okay with losing sleep.”
Funny Sleeping Baby Quotes
Need a little laugh?
We all know how it can be hard at times with a baby (especially when you’re not getting any rest).
Read these quotes if you’re in need of a little bit of humor.
“Babies smell sweeter when they are sleeping.”
“It’s okay honey, 2 hours of sleep is all I need, said literally no mom ever!”
“They tell you that at his age, all they do is eat, sleep, and poop. And what I’ve learned is that they can actually do all three at the same time. Who knew? – Josh Duhamel”
“When you have a baby, sleep is not an option. You can’t sleep. Even on vacation, you wake up at 6:30 am. – Jimmy Fallon”
“Our baby in particular is, we think, allergic to sleep. We think that she thinks that she’s protecting us from the sleep monsters. She’s like ”Oh, I gotta keep them up or the sleep monsters will get them.” – Ryan Reynolds”
“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”
“A sleeping baby is the new happy hour.”
“Sometimes going to bed feels like the highlight of my day. Ironically, to my children, bedtime is a punishment that violates their basic rights as human beings. – Jim Gaffigan”
“Why don’t kids understand that their nap is not for them but for us? – Alyson Hannigan”
“The first night your baby sleeps 8 hours straight, you think you’d celebrate. Instead, you will run into their room thinking ”Oh my god, are they breathing?!”
“That moment when you go to check on your sleeping baby and their eyes ping open so you drop to the floor and roll out of the room like a ninja.”
“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”
“May your coffee be strong and your baby’s nap long.”
“I don’t want to sleep like a baby, I want to sleep like my husband.”
“I’ve never been a violent person, but if one more person wakes up my baby…”
Sleeping Baby Girl Quotes
These sleeping quotes are all about baby girls.
“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”
“A little girl is sugar and spice and everything nice especially when she’s asleep.”
“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, and rejoice in her happy smile. She is only a little girl for such a little while.”
“Let her sleep, for when she wakes she will move mountains.”
“Here sleeps a girl with a head full of magical dreams, a heart full of wonder, and hands that will shape the world.”
Sleeping Baby Boy Quotes
Read below to check out these cute quotes for sleeping baby boys.
“Little boys should never be put to sleep. They always wake up a day older – Peter Pan”
“Let him sleep, for when he wakes he will move mountains.”
“Here sleeps a boy with a head full of magical dreams, a heart full of wonder, and hands that will shape the world.”
“Sleep tight, my little Prince.”
Watching My Child Sleep Quotes
Like I said earlier, seeing a sleeping baby is one of life’s many joys.
And these sayings help convey that wonderful feeling.
“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 – Maria Jose Ovalle”
“Despite having a million things to do, it is very difficult to look away from my sleeping baby. She is like a magnet – Maria Jose Ovalle”
“I could watch you for a single minute and find a thousand things that I love about you.”
“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 their perfect little lashes, button nose, and chubby cheeks.”
“When I look at my baby sleeping that’s when I think, wow, I made that.”
“Watching my baby sleep fills my heart with so much love.”
“When I watch my baby sleep I am at peace.”
Co-Sleeping with Baby Quotes
These quotes are perfect for parents who bedshare.
So if you co-sleep, you’ll want to check out these quotes about sleeping with your baby.
“When babies sleep with or near their parents, they are not being spoiled, they are being made to feel secure and accepted.”
“Sleeping next to someone you love makes you fall asleep faster, reduces depression, and helps you live longer.”
“Oftentimes I felt ridiculous, giving my seal of approval to what was, in reality, such a natural thing to do, sort of like reinventing the wheel and extolling its virtues. Had parents’ intuition sunk so low that some strange man had to tell modern women that it was okay to sleep with their babies? – Dr. William Sears”
“Do I co-sleep? No. My kid co-sleeps. I co-lay-awake and get kicked in the spleen.”
“Co-sleeping made me realize that my baby needs exactly half of the bed to be able to sleep comfortably.”
“I love when people say, “If you bed share your child will never want to sleep alone”. Guess what? I don’t like sleeping alone either. How is it wrong for babies to want to be close to those they love when that’s all we want as well?”
What Are the Best Sleep Quotes?
There are tons of great ones on this list!
But what are the best ones?
This will of course will depend on you, but here are my top favorites:
- Eat. Sleep. Snuggle. Repeat.
- People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one – Leo. J. Burke
- A day without a nap for a baby is like a cupcake without frosting.
- May your coffee be strong and your baby’s nap long.
- They tell you that at his age, all they do is eat, sleep, and poop. And what I’ve learned is that they can actually do all three at the same time. Who knew? – Josh Duhamel
- 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 – Maria Jose Ovalle
How Do You Wish Goodnight?
There are many ways to say goodnight.
But if you’re looking for something a little bit more special to say when wishing your little baby goodnight, then keep reading.
Below you’ll find different things you can say when it’s time to say goodnight.
- Sweet dreams
- Nighty night
- Sleep tight
- Sleep well
- Goodnight, the little love of my life
- Goodnight my precious angel
- Goodnight my little prince/princess
- Goodnight my sweet baby
- I love you to the stars and back
- I love you to the moon and back
- Time for bed, you sleepy head
- Time to ride the rainbow to dreamland
- I’ll be dreaming of you
- As snug as a bug in a rug
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