A few days in a row, Carter came to our room before 6 a.m. asking to watch a show. We convinced him it was too early and he climbed into bed with us where no one slept further. So, the other night I had a little talk with him. I explained that when he gets up really early, he can just turn on his bedroom light and read some of his books. I had to stress that this was NOT to take place in the middle of the night, but rather once there was some light outside.
We woke up the next morning to the sound of the light switch turning on (yes, I"m a light sleeper). We both had a little laugh as we watched him on the monitor gathering books and getting back into bed :)
He is such a big boy and such a great listener!