Category: sleep

miracle

fully dressed

We woke up this morning to a fully-dressed child. Read again with me. Slowly. A. Fully. Dressed. Child. A four-year-old who got up, got out of bed, shed his pajamas and “bedtime underwear.” Placed each in the proper receptacle. Opened…

the day the bedtime routine changed

I never thought it would come. Honestly. If we were being filmed though, the foreshadowing would have been obvious to the audience months ago. Or at least weeks. Before I proceed, let me just say there are still some kinks…

joy, pain, sunshine, (no) rain

Again with the weeks between posts. What is going on??? Excuse, the first: I’ve been working. As a professional writer/editor, I find that my blogging mojo gets zapped when I am using my powers for good in other areas. Been…

dee-ay-emm-emm-eye-tee

(Note: One word of not-genteel language may appear in this post — more than once. Adjust your screen, browser, expectations, whatnot, accordingly.) Today Jonah had his other first day of preschool. We already went through the first day back in…

the third rail

So, first we had no rail to prevent him from rolling out of bed. Then we had the Pilates bolster which sort of worked though it looked dicey at best and he was quite crowded in there, what with having…

big boy bed: night 2

You’d think after last night’s debacle, we’d do something smart, like putting the crib bars back on until the foam under-sheet barrier we ordered online arrives (yes I paid extra for “2nd-day air”). But that would presume that I have…