Category: sleep

sleep deconstructed

We had some good days, way back when. 1-1/2 hour naps. Some good nights. 5 hour stretches with only one or two little wakes for nursing thereafter. It could be me. Especially during the Hawaii trip, I got in the…

good, bad, ugly, good

Good: I went on a job interview yesterday. Brought the boy with me. The interviewer had a 3-y-o boy herself and didn’t hesitate on the phone when I asked if I could bring him. I arrived and she said “I…

embarrassing, odd, and then amazing

The day started strong, after another nicely spaced 11 hours of mostly sleeping and some nurse/nappy activities interspersed between, the night before. The trouble started on the changing table around 7:30 a.m. I’m looking down at my boy’s boy parts,…

it’s a valentine’s sleep-miracle

It’s evening. Husband is out doing errands, due back at 7. He’d come home at 5:30, rocked the boy down to napping before leaving at 6, and the boy woke up again not 10 minutes later. Crying. I tried rocking…

life serial

Discussion with husband re: how to spend “date night” tonight while my parents are babysitting the boy… Me: Hot tub place or movie? Which do you prefer? Him: I’m not going to say. I want you to decide. Just don’t…