Six months without sleep equals…night weaning?

M&M is now eleven months old. And her parents are eleven months exhausted. Give or take. I’m now looking back fondly on the first five months of co-sleeping, but it clearly did not suit M as well as it did her older sister. We are the zombie-like result of getting up multiple times a nightRead more

Mid-summer is a brief reprieve.

Ahhhhh, a post. This is what I’ve been longing to do for days now. Weeks? How long has it been? Time is slipping through my fingers as usual. Our recent weekend adventures that involve days of prepping the week before and bleed into the week after have sapped most semblance of normalcy around here. WeRead more

Freedom Flowers.

Now a week old, this bouquet has definitely seen better days. Last Friday morning Dot and I went on a Starbucks date before her doctor’s appointment. Yes, another doctor’s appointment! After a week battling the high fever, there was only a brief reprieve before she came down with a massive double ear infection. Goddamn thatRead more

Another sick day.

It’s another sick day for us! Oh the joys. Thankfully it’s not actually us. As of this moment, it is just Dot. She spiked a high high fever yesterday (we’re talking 104º-105º range). Meds brought it down, but just two or three degrees. So she’s home from daycare. And missing gymnastics this evening too. AndRead more

The flu, the yard, the weekend, the week, the craziness.

Oh man, where is the time going? Last week Dot spent Wednesday night throwing up. By Thursday morning she was mostly better. Of course she still spent the day home from daycare. Friday she went back and I was relieved to finish my last of two papers up due last week. Saturday and Sunday weRead more

Tweets of the Day: A Saturday.

6:32am: Went to bed at 8:30 last night + can’t breathe = I guess I have a cold? I don’t even know anymore… 7:46am: Listening to Aqua while I make pancakes with my girls. Hello 7th grade! Sometimes life is silly. 10:17am: Yard work time. http://t.co/j6OPw4Z 11:46am: Not that it’s an option, but if itRead more