Category Archives: Sleep

Silence and the Screech Monkey

When you live with the screech monkey, it is easy to forget what silence actually sounds like. The screech monkey, three months shy of being a two-year-old, has a vocabulary that is exploding. However, under any circumstance where she is … Continue reading

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The Family Bed

We made the switch after Lily was born. The double bed had been doable when it was just the two of us; slightly uncomfortable while I was pregnant; totally irrational once a baby joined us every night. Ah, the wonders … Continue reading

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Breathe a Little, Push a Little: The One Year Journey

“I’ve done it once before, accidentally almost at home. Figured I would do it at home this time on purpose!” I remember saying something to this effect to anyone who asked me why I was planning to have a home … Continue reading

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An Ode to Those Who Have Never Been There (by my husband)

Roses are red Violets are blue You don’t have kids So f*** you.

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An Ode to Those Who Have Never Been There

Awake at 11 / 1 / 3 / 5 / 8 Foggy brain / Zombie state / Forcing eyes to stay wide open Hard to follow conversations / What was I saying? / No she is not / sleeping yet … Continue reading

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