My little monkey is driving me INSANE! He's been going to sleep around 8:30pm lately - he recently changed the time from 10:30pm, all on his own, and we were so happy! He'd nap well in the day, and then go down like a champ at night, and was nearly sleeping through (he usually wakes once for a quick BF around 4am). It was bliss, for about a week. Yesterday he refused to nap - he'd fall asleep and then wake up a few minutes later; his teeth were bothering him a lot and he was obviously in pain. I gave him some Motrin and he fell asleep at 8:20 only to wake up again at 8:45 and flat out refuse to go back to sleep. I could see he was tired, but he didn't crash until after 11pm and even then he was restless all night. This morning he decided to sleep in - no wonder, since he went to bed late and then tossed and turned all night. I woke him up at 9am (he usually gets up at 8:30), not wanting him to have another late night tonight. Well, today he napped better than yesterday, but not much, and was in quite a bit of pain from his teeth. At 5pm I gave him Motrin, hoping it would help him to get to sleep and stay asleep. Ha! At 7:30 he fell asleep while nursing and nothing I could do would wake him. I thought maybe his two restless days were catching up with him, maybe he needed to go to bed early... So I put him in bed at 8pm, after he'd slept on me for half an hour with no sign of waking. Wouldn't you know it, the second he was in the bed, he woke up. I got him back to sleep, but it was short lived. It's now 9:45 and I've been trying desperately since 8:00 to get him to sleep. He's blinking a lot, yawning, rubbing his face -- he's obviously exhausted -- but he WON'T SLEEP. I was lying with him but he kept kicking me, rolling over and pushing me with his feet, and got himself worked up into a frenzy so I left him alone on the bed to (hopefully) settle. Now he's lying there chewing on his toes, then kicking his legs so fast he's out of breath, and he's showing NO sign of going to bed any time soon. I'm losing it - I got no sleep last night, I'm tired, but he's keeping me up! I know it's his teeth, I know he can't help it, but my patience is wearing thin. I just wish you'd sleep, little man... PLEASE!!!