Sleep. Is there anything a mom desires more? I used to think the whole sleep deprivation problem was limited to the mom audience sporting young kids. My oldest is now 10. My youngest is four. If you’re holding out hope, stop reading NOW. I can sadly say this is a myth. I am tired. I […]
They say the sleep gets better after those newborn years. I hate to tell you, but those people lie! Yes, there are no more midnight feedings, random cry-fests, or toddler night terrors. But sleep? Don’t expect to get the recommended eight hours very often.
You know that feeling at the end of the day? You’ve worked and worked, tended to the kids, made dinner, tossed some laundry in the washer and finally … finally … you sit down. It’s all over from that moment. There will be no workout or bill-paying or tidying up the kitchen. You sink into […]
Maybe I should feel flattered … honored … loved. But really, I just feel tired! You see recently, my two-year-old daughter has taken to waking up in the middle of the night. I don’t know why. She has her blanket, she hasn’t fallen out of bed, she’s usually still under her quilt. But she wakes […]
(Photo courtesy of Graur Codrin) Over the past several months, my husband and I have tinkered with our schedules and elected to wake up at the ungodly hour of 5 a.m. This definitely is not the preferred time to slip out of bed, but to get me home earlier in the evening to spend more […]