Category Archives: sleep and lack thereof

Shadows

Lord help me, my youngest son’s life is going to be forgotten in a swirl of sleeplessness, multitasking and memory loss. He deserves to have a record of his life too! He is, as of today, afraid of “shadows”. And … Continue reading

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Sleeping

I don’t want to forget that his hair is stuck in curls today thanks to a liberal application of condensed milk. Sweet in so many ways. My boy.

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Naptime

The baby is in here somewhere…

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Nap Time

The cat was under the covers. The new puggle was too busy chasing a Wild Thing toy to be captured on film, but he was with us. My boy calls all his animals to him like a ringmaster.

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Five Words

(Thump) Truman slides off the bed while I groan at the 6:45 am clock face. (Shuffle shuffle shuffle) he moseys over to the window while I play possum under the duvet. (Gasp!) (Tromp fastshuffle tromp fastshuffle) All it takes is … Continue reading

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My World is Tiny Yet so Full

Post nap. He staggers awake, sits up and wobbles until he comes to enough to remember what he was looking for – oh! right! “NURSING, Mommy! Now, pease. No, udder side.” (Pun, sadly, lost on him.) The boy is working … Continue reading

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Peas in a Pod

This boy is so much like his sister it is a bit uncanny. The agility, strength, early physical milestones match up. We hung this bar for her because she needed a safe place to dangle. He spends tons of time … Continue reading

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Mighty Hunter

Merlin is having a field day with flies, moths, and any rodent stupid enough to breach our perimeter. He is also protecting the family from marauding midnight rolls of toilet paper, area rugs, and pipe cleaners. After a stealth attack … Continue reading

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Cubbers

I know that this in no way counts as a blog post, but it is 3:06 am and my baby boy is sick with a cold. He just asked for covers for the first time after 19 months of kicking … Continue reading

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The end of an Era

I suspect I will have precious few more days like this, with all the kids in the napping bed. The Bigs are off to camp for half the summer, then on to kindergarten in the fall. The baby toddler is … Continue reading

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