Category Archives: Sleeping

A Big Night. HUGE.

  The last time this happened was January 3rd, 2007.  Or earlier, if you count my ginormous pregnant body pillow as a person.

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Where Have All The Lightening Bugs Gone?

The other night, Mike was working late (as in very, very, past-bedtime late) so I was putting the kids down.  This should not be a big deal.  But for some reason, nothing was going right.  Pax screamed at me while … Continue reading

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Moms Living Dangerously

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Reasons Why I Love Co-Sleeping #548

We’ve been having a few rough nights, since both boys (and I) are all sick.  Mike has been sleeping with Raines, in his room, just to keep the insanity levels down.  So it’s been me and lil’ P all night. … Continue reading

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Pax has been refusing to nap all day. It’s his new thing. Along with climbing on stairs, chairs, stools, his brother…and throwing his food forcefully across the room when finished. He is finally asleep (it’s almost 10PM). I gingerly lay … Continue reading

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The Definition of Tired

Mike put R to bed. Somehow, they both fell asleep with all of the lights on, glasses on Mike’s face, and R still clutching his Han Solo action figure. I should probably also mention that this was our first night … Continue reading

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A Lover, A Flirt, and a Darn Good Foot Rub

One of the most unexpected joys of parenthood is seeing your child learn how to love.  It starts small, really.  At first, it’s nothing more than a gut feeling – they way your baby looks at you, eyes shining with … Continue reading

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Good morning, Lovers

Waking up in Grand Haven, all together. Raines and I missed mike these last 4 weeks. And Raines has grown SO much. Poor Mike left a barely talking baby to return to find a crazy, ball-obsessed (ball! Ball! BALL!), tantrum … Continue reading

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Brad vs. Harvey: No Contest

It  turns out that Brad and Jen broke up.  Some time ago, my friends tell me.  I recently learned this little tidbit of gossip because of a headline on a magazine while I was getting my hair done: “Angelina Pregnant With Brad’s Twins”.  … Continue reading

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Oh, How Things Change…

  It’s amazing what we get excited about these days.  I just read my last blog entry…seriously?  That warranted a blog entry all by itself?  In a word…YES.  And, thankyouverymuch…Raines is sleeping through the night.  Well, technically he sleeps from … Continue reading

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