Category Archives: sleep (or lack thereof)

FAQ Guide for My Kids

I don’t know about you, but my kids ask me so many questions. Like, nonstop. My kids like asking me questions so much that they will ask me a question, allow me to give an entire well-thought-out, articulate answer, and … Continue reading

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Reasons Why Phaedra Woke Up and Needs to Sleep in Our Bed

1.  “I had a bad dream!” 2.  “I can’t sleep!” 3.  “I don’t know what to do about the picture taped above my bed that keeps falling down!” 4.  “I feel bad about myself.” [Translation: this is her weird way … Continue reading

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The After-After Party

Rob and I have always been late-night people.  The year before we were married, we would both come home from our late-night jobs around 1:00 am and stay up watching TV and hanging out until around 3:00 am.  Then we … Continue reading

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Downgrading to Babies 1.0

The older girls left today for their camping trip. With my husband still gone on his campaign for world peace, this left me tending to a single smiling, happy, easy-to-care-for baby the entire weekend all by myself.  For those of … Continue reading

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Night Moves

It is 3:59 a.m.  I have to get up for work at 7:30 a.m.  I would like to be asleep in my bed right now, snuggled up with my two month old baby that sleeps straight through the majority of … Continue reading

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Back to the Future (Part I, Where They Actually Travel to the Past and Not the Future; and Not the Wild West One, the 1955 One. The Wild West One Sucks So Bad).

News flash everyone: I survived my kids being gone for 3 1/2 days, 4 nights.  They had an absolute blast, as did everyone who camped with them.  Nothing makes you appreciate how awesome your kids are like a) having them … Continue reading

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How to Plan and Prepare for Your Third Baby

  New mirror location!  Same crappy photography! It’s crunch time, folks.  Ten nine more weeks until my due date, which means OH MAN I AM SO BEHIND.  I have a metric shit-ton of things left on my to-do list.  Unfortunately, much of … Continue reading

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