It’s Rolling Round the Bend

Not the most important thing that’s going on, but if my phone doesn’t stop trying to make me send people train emojis when I text them my complaints about sleep training, I may finally lose it. Mom: How’s it going over there? Me: Baby went to sleep in six minutes! Sleep 🚆 ftw! Me: Ugh,Continue reading “It’s Rolling Round the Bend”

Sleep Training Is Fun and Will Not at All Destroy My Sanity and/or My Marriage

So, as I type this at you, Baboo is screaming her head off in the next room and I am slowly losing my tiny pointed mind. We are sleep training, which at the moment means that I’m sleep training, as Adam is at work and also would die of heartache if he were here. WeContinue reading “Sleep Training Is Fun and Will Not at All Destroy My Sanity and/or My Marriage”

The Loneliness of the Parent Whose Family Lives Far Away

I’ve been writing a lot about how tired we are, and if you’re reading this, you’re either not sick of it yet or you’re getting ready to fire off a killer comment telling us to count our blessings. Either way, thanks, I guess. We do have a lot of blessings and I worry that we’reContinue reading “The Loneliness of the Parent Whose Family Lives Far Away”

Writing Every Day When You Have a Six-Month-Old Baby

Of all the crazy things I’ve tried to do in my life, blogging every day this month while my six-month-old teethes is right up there. I can barely form a sentence with my mouthparts, never mind write things down and have them make sense to a person who’s used to getting more than two hoursContinue reading “Writing Every Day When You Have a Six-Month-Old Baby”

Your Baby Doesn’t Sleep, So Just Stop Lying About It

My baby is sleeping on me right now. This is semi-against the rules, because we’re trying to get her used to sleeping in a crib so I can get more work done. But she’s teething and I hope to God one of these teeth break out soon, because we’ll all be in the funny farmContinue reading “Your Baby Doesn’t Sleep, So Just Stop Lying About It”