Some children soothe themselves to sleep cuddling a special animal or blanket, or by sucking their thumb, or listening to music. Our child pulls out his hair. Since he was developing a rather large bald patch, we decided to try a buzz cut. Maybe he'll have forgotten this particular habit by the time we let it grow back in.
In any case, here is our little future marine:
And here is a smile!
I'm kind of sad because I loved his hair...but this probably is the best idea for now. Gabe thinks it is seriously cool. What is it with guys and buzz cuts???