sleep

Updates from 3 a.m.

She had the yogurt dream again. I wake up to “Mommy? Mama?  Mommy?” coming closer and closer down the hallway, and as I try to fully wake up and focus, there is a small, Dory-nightgown clad person standing on my side of the bed. “Gabbie, dude, this is the third time you’ve been up tonight…”(…)

Throwing Money at Your Problems (Or How Toddlers and Lack of Sleep Will Make You a Crazy Person)

Throwing Money at Your Problems (Or How Toddlers and Lack of Sleep Will Make You a Crazy Person)

Sigh.  Well, I meant to continue coverage of our vacation with at least one more post, but I’m still, STILL, waiting on SOMEONE to edit his photos, without which I CANNOT COMPLETE THAT POST!!!!  Ahem…  Anyway, that person, whomever he may be, has promised to work on them soon, so perhaps I’ll be able to(…)

Sorry for the Silence (I’m Really Saving You)

No, really.  I am sorry for the silence.  It’s been, I think, over two weeks since my last post?  I know.  I had been writing at least once a week, if not more, and I was pretty proud of that.  However… Gabbie has decided to start acting like a newborn again, at least when it(…)

Fun Punishers:  Why My Kids Make Me Want to Be a Hermit

Fun Punishers: Why My Kids Make Me Want to Be a Hermit

Ugh.  It never fails.  No really, it. never. ever. fails.  Every single time Jon and I have fun things planned for the weekend, one of our girls (usually la Gabbers) decides to pitch a complete nutty–sapping us of the will to live, much less enjoy ourselves, and making us wonder why we ever willingly got(…)