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Quiet Time Rocks My World

I am happy to report that both kids are asleep at this very moment.It is most miraculous that Ari ended up in the above state. I tried something new today. My best friend Mint (an early childhood educator) suggested I implement a "Quiet Time." They do this in pre-schools and kindergarten. You tell the kids [...]

By | 2014-04-06T01:56:26+00:00 February 17th, 2011|Sleep|Comments Off on Quiet Time Rocks My World

Little One Books $25 Gift Certificate Giveaway!

I've mentioned time and time again how Ari (my energetic 2 1/2 year old) is a terrible sleeper. Well, I finally decided to take matters into my own hands, with the help of Little One Books. Little One Books is a company based in Seattle founded by two grandparents who sought to provide parents, family [...]

By | 2014-04-06T01:58:38+00:00 October 27th, 2010|Giveaways, Little One Books, Reviews, Sleep|Comments Off on Little One Books $25 Gift Certificate Giveaway!

My Cat is a Better Parent Than I Am

This evening, Ari was doing his regular routine of thwarting bedtime. Wilhelm and I tried to sing to him, rub his back, but he just screamed and kvetched and he was not willing to go to sleep.Wil left the room to let Ari and I have some mommy and son time. Unfortunately, my child continued [...]

By | 2014-04-06T02:04:24+00:00 March 1st, 2010|Anecdotes, Cats, Sleep|Comments Off on My Cat is a Better Parent Than I Am

Going Berserk Instead of Going to Sleep

In my almost two years as a parent, I have NEVER seen anything like what I just witnessed. I tried to put my son to bed, and he went completely insane. He kicked me in the mouth (my lip is now swollen), hit me in the face and his limbs were flailing everywhere so much [...]

By | 2014-04-06T02:05:50+00:00 February 8th, 2010|Sleep|Comments Off on Going Berserk Instead of Going to Sleep

The Communal Bed is Out of Control!

My son and the cats have been sleeping in my bed for at least a month. For a while it was cute, but now I'm getting cranky and resentful about it. Here are a list of my complaints about the communal bed:1. My son is a bed hog. He splays his entire body throughout the [...]

By | 2014-04-06T02:06:23+00:00 February 2nd, 2010|Bed, Sleep|Comments Off on The Communal Bed is Out of Control!

Resentment of The Night Shift

My boyfriend, Wilhelm, works the night shift at an airline. The means that he sleeps during the daytime. He has Fridays and Saturdays off, but Friday daytime is reserved for catching up on sleep and come Saturday his circadian rhythms are so thrown off that he is sleeping half the day on Saturday as well. [...]

By | 2014-04-06T02:06:26+00:00 January 30th, 2010|Night Shift, Sleep, Wilhelm|Comments Off on Resentment of The Night Shift