I Have Weird Dreams

Do you ever wake up in the morning and think, “Where did THAT dream come from?”

I’ve been doing that a lot lately.  I don’t know why, but my dreams have been really odd the past few weeks.

Sometimes I dream about something that someone posted Continue Reading…

Living Room By Day, Bedroom By Night

Well, we did it!  We moved our bed into the living room so that C could have his own bedroom.  We have so much more floor space now, and we have been sleeping wonderfully.  Wonderfully!

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11 Hours of Sleep? Divine!

I got 11 – ELEVEN!! – hours of sleep last night!  It was absolutely divine and for the first time since before I had C, I actually feel well-rested.  I have energy and feel like myself again.  In fact, Hubster would tell you that I’m playing it fast and loose Continue Reading…

Nighttime: An Open Letter to C

Dearest C,

When you were super little, I very much enjoyed sharing our one bedroom with you.  It was such a comfort to know that you were just a foot away from me.  It was so easy to come to your aid in the middle of the night when you needed Continue Reading…

My Vacation!

I suppose that when you’re a stay-at-home mom and your child is staying with his grandparents for the week, you can consider it a vacation right?!

Well, I guess I’m on vacation!  After visiting my parents last weekend, we decided to leave C with them Continue Reading…

5:30? 5:30??!!!

Apparently C has decided that instead of the more palatable wake-up time of 7 or 8, he would prefer to wake up at 5:30am.  FIVE THIRTY IN THE MORNING.  Naturally, he insists on continuing two night feedings, the second of which is typically Continue Reading…

The Battle of the Nap

Two sides, equally strong-willed and determined, face off in an epic battle of sleep.  A refusal to give into slumber is met with an equal dedication to enforce the rules of nap-dom.  Screaming and a theatric conflict of wills ensue.  There can Continue Reading…

Instituting an 8pm Bedtime

After we got back from vacation this week, I’ve been working on instituting an 8:00 bedtime for C.  I was a little concerned about it, because he has never been one for a schedule.  To my surprise, it has been working very well!  We dim the Continue Reading…

“The No-Cry Sleep Solution”

I just received this book, by Elizabeth Pantley, in the mail yesterday and cannot seem to read the pages fast enough.  Between my weary, sleep-deprived eyes and a 5-week-old who won’t nap for more than 15 minutes unless he’s sleeping on one of us, Continue Reading…

I Have the Sleep Schedule of a Bat

It’s no secret that I have major trouble sleeping at night.  I’m either totally awake until the wee hours of the morning, or I’m exhausted but too uncomfortable to drift off to slumberland.  Anyone else have this?

Last night, I experienced the Continue Reading…

Weekly Update

35 weeks

Size of baby: Large Cantaloupe (up to 22 inches, approx, 5.5 lbs)

Newly craved food:  Veggie subs from Subway

Food aversions: Beef, fried foods

What do you miss?  Being comfortable.

What are you looking forward to?  The ability to sleep Continue Reading…

Insomnia – we are NOT Friends!

Last night had to be the worst night of insomnia since I got pregnant.  And that’s saying a lot.

Went to bed at midnight, like usual, but tossed and turned until 2am, when my stomach started growling so much that I got out of bed for a snack.  I Continue Reading…