I love being a mommy. I. Love. It. And I try, very hard, every day, to love every minute of it. I don’t know if that’s because we struggled for so long to become parents, or if it’s just me trying to live life to the fullest. But I try to love it all the… Continue reading When It’s Hardest
Dear Sleepless Mama, You? Are not alone. I know you feel so alone. Everywhere you turn you have friends and relatives telling you about their perfect children who slept through the night at 6 days, 6 weeks, 6 months. And here you (we) are at almost 36 months and your (our) kiddo still wakes multiple… Continue reading Dear Sleepless Mama
Yesterday, Little Man & I were witnesses to an accident between a semi truck and a dump truck on the highway. It was very, very scary, and I think my adrenaline is still recovering, almost 20 hours later. After nap, I strapped a very unhappy little guy into his car seat in my husband’s truck;… Continue reading Scary Accident
Little Man starts “school” one week from tomorrow. It’s a parents’ day out program at a local church, and it will only be one day a week for a few hours. This was a tough decision for me (not so much for Keith). Again, a few hours one day a week….why the angst? I realized… Continue reading School
Our neighbors fight. A lot. I know this because I can hear them (especially when they fight in their detached garage, or on their driveway between our homes). I also know this because she posts everything to Facebook. Frequently when I peruse Facebook in the mornings, I get to read a lengthy post about their… Continue reading Contribution
So my child has a sleep disorder. One that is not curable with therapies or surgeries or, really, medication. He has not slept through the night (8 completely uninterrupted, asleep hours) more than a handful of times in 26 months and 9 days. But who’s counting, right? I am. His tired mama. Who would like… Continue reading A Rant about Sleep (or lack thereof…)
Two weeks ago was Little Man’s two year checkup. 35 3/4″ tall, 30 pounds, big head, very healthy 🙂 But I told our ped about the snoring, gasping and coughing I noticed while LM and I co-slept in Florida in November. She preliminarily diagnosed him with obstructive sleep apnea. That would explain the frequent night… Continue reading Sleep Issues: A Diagnosis?