Posts tagged "Sleeping"

Help Me Figure Out My Dreams

Help Me Figure Out My Dreams
I rarely remember my dreams.  The past two nights I have woken up vividly recalling my stress to pack all my clothes. The first sleep it was a college apartment that I had to be out of at a certain time and there was so much stuff I couldn’t possibly gather it all. Last night... Read more »

How Many Hours a Week Do You Spend in Your Bed?

How Many Hours a Week Do You Spend in Your Bed?
I spend so much time focusing on what I eat, but how much time do I consider analyzing my sleep? Do you get enough sleep at night? Most healthy adults needs between 7.5 and 9 hours of sleep per night to function at their best.  I looked at a list of negative effects sleep deprivation has... Read more »

Sometimes Separating Children is a Good Thing

Sometimes Separating Children is a Good Thing
One of my favorite parts about the fact that my kids are rapidly growing older is to watch their relationship form.  Every day I am thankful that they love, look out and play with each other. Not until this weekend did I realize that sometimes keeping them together is not a good thing. While my husband was out... Read more »
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Repeat After Me: This Too Shall Pass

Repeat After Me: This Too Shall Pass
I remember when my son was nine months old.  He had learned to sit up on his own, but  couldn’t move yet.  I would lay a handmade blanket on the floor of his room, in our old condo on Ashland, and line up toys around him.  He would sit for hours and play with primary colored blocks,... Read more »

My Yoga Breathing Helps My Child Sleep

My Yoga Breathing Helps My Child Sleep
Lately my daughter has insisted she won’t go to sleep unless I lie in bed with her.  I try to encourage her to sleep by herself; both for her independence and by the time I get her to bed, I’m itching for space and some “me” time. She screams and cries “mamamamamamamom” so many times I... Read more »

My Child Will Not Sleep, The Raw Truth

It is 10:08 and my daughter has been in her room since 7:00 and is still awake.  She is not playing quietly, she is crying and asking for hugs, the potty, to say goodnight to the dog, in other words stalling.  I know it is a phase, but how does she have so much energy?  I’m tired;... Read more »
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The Sleep Fairy Visited My House Last Night

Last night was one of those marathon evenings where my daughter would not go to bed.  After a late nap, she clearly was wide-awake.  We read books, we sang songs, we put her babies to bed and still she was not having it. As soon as we tucked her in and she was temporarily quiet, she called to... Read more »

How I Spent Twelve Hours Alone

How I Spent Twelve Hours Alone
  Last weekend my husband was away on business and my parents graciously allowed my kids to sleepover.  I had 12 hours to myself for the first time in recent memory.  Did I go out with my childless friends I never see?  Did I go to a movie alone?  Did I run errands, clean the... Read more »
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