All Blog Posts Tagged 'sleep' (103)

Top 10 Baby Myths

By: Jennifer S.

Mommy Huh

I was the first of my family and friends to have a baby last year during the baby boom. Cousins were pregnant, co-workers were pregnant, friends were pregnant, even famous people who are significantly older than me were pregnant. I began to suspect babies aren’t really made the way my mother told me. I think sometimes you can get pregnant from drinking water.…

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Added by Jennifer Stauffer on January 26, 2012 at 11:59am — No Comments

The Evolution of Sleep Deprivation

Lately, I've been thinking a lot about the dreadful toll motherhood has taken on my sleeping patterns.  Little by little, I'm starting to realize that this sleep deprivation shit is just a never-ending, vicious cycle that nobody ever REALLY tells you about.  Evidently, it never really goes away but just presents itself in different forms along the way, starting from the time…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 25, 2012 at 10:17am — No Comments

The Toy-Which-Must-Not-Be-Named

My son doesn’t have a Jack-in-the-box. Excuse me while I pause and breathe a sigh of relief.

But what does alarm me are the toys that play music, light up, or have some other battery operated function… especially at 3 am.

If you’re a mom it’s not hard to imagine that 3 am wake-up call from your child. You hear a small sound coming from the baby monitor and hope it doesn’t become a bigger more upset sound. But the moans and groans become a cry and you accept your fate (if you…

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Added by Jennifer Stauffer on January 14, 2012 at 7:10pm — No Comments

Do you take sleeping pills?

I record Judge Judy, because she rocks and I always get the last 3-4 minutes of…

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Added by Tawna Richard on December 6, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

I know I should be in bed!



I should be in bed I know…but I am not!



I should be asleep…I am so tired!

I am awake, by myself, because I can be.

The…

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Added by Tawna Richard on December 5, 2011 at 2:02pm — No Comments

Paper Airplanes From The Heart

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Bedtime in my house is a huge, old never-ending pain in my ass.  I keep hoping and praying that we'll FINALLY turn the corner where my kids realize that, holy shit, sleeping actually kinda rocks!!  But, sadly, we haven't even come close to that point in our journey together. …

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 15, 2011 at 1:04pm — No Comments

How To Get Your Baby To Sleep I Promise

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So I wouldn't have believed this if I didn't see it for myself.

This is my precious little girl Matilda having a meltdown on Halloween.  As you can see she has the potential to get upset LOL.  Well don't we all…

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Added by Lisa Cash Hanson on November 7, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Beauty Sleep…Myth Or Must?

{by} Sasha | Crows' Feet, Cupcakes, and Cellulite

Like most women, I usually wake up tired. The kind of tired that makes you want to crawl back in bed and sleep for 24 straight hours. The kind of tired that causes you to bump into…

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Added by Sasha on November 1, 2011 at 3:28pm — No Comments

The Bedtime Follies: A Four-Part Comedy

Bedtime is a blast for many of us moms.


Dinner has been eaten (sometimes), baths have been drained and we're in the home stretch, we tell…
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Added by Samantha Kemp-Jackson on October 29, 2011 at 6:53am — No Comments

He finally saw it and I am not the nagging wife today...YAY!

Finally…I am not the nagging witch! He finally saw it!



Today was a good day. Well it was a not so good morning but it ended up being good.

See…I have been having…

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Added by Tawna Richard on September 23, 2011 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

 

** I don't fit into an elementary school desk quite like I did back in the day.

 

** "Pocket Frogs" for the iPhone has totally possessed my kids.

 

** Dark chocolate has totally possessed me.

 

** Charlie Sheen finally…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on September 16, 2011 at 11:04am — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

 

** Nobody ever forewarns you about all the skid marks of motherhood (and I do mean that LITERALLY).

 

** My kids have more energy than Richard Simmons on cocaine.

 

** Screaming is evidently my son's new favorite hobby.

 

** I sure know how to waste a crapload of time.

 

** Sleeping with the window open totally…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on September 9, 2011 at 11:03am — No Comments

Is It Hot In Here Or Is It Just Me?

 

Know the great thing about getting older?  No?  Well, me neither!  There's certainly not a whole lot that I find entertaining about the wrinkles, the aches and pains, the eye baggage, the gray hairs, the sleeplessness, and worst of all, the damn hot flashes!  Seriously, is this the kind of thanks we get for shooting the future of America out of our uterus way back…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on August 2, 2011 at 10:20am — No Comments

The sanpietrino miracle

Everytime we step out for our  little neighborhood walks, me and Princess Giulia hear voices coming from either the end of the street or the corner of the square asking;

"Is she sleeping?"

And my answer is pretty much always the same:

"Yes. She is".

Again.

Bar tender: "Is she sleeping?"

MiR…

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Added by mom in rome on July 12, 2011 at 1:19pm — No Comments

What a girl needs.

After waking up 6 times a day ,

after  drinking unbelievable milk cocktails,

after having the responsibility   of dressing well and appropriate in any occasion,

 

 

...KEEP READING...

Added by mom in rome on June 25, 2011 at 10:36am — No Comments

The Blessed Alone

I was in the shower this morning and my daughter came in to ask me if I was wearing my bathing suit to the park today. What? That couldn’t have waited 5 minutes till I got out of the shower? And why does she care? I mean, she’s seven. Her idea of matching clothes involves a purple tutu, a green shirt and sparkles in her hair. This is the kid who tells me I look beautiful when I do something outrageous like comb my hair. (I know I have set the bar really low on this one.)
It got…
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Added by Kristen Tschida on June 6, 2011 at 1:30am — No Comments

Sleep Training my 1 year-old!

 



So a little back story, when my son Carter was first was born I never planned on co-sleeping. I had always assumed that he would sleep in his crib just as all babies do. It never even crossed my mind that it was a possibility because all I…

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Added by Michelle York on June 4, 2011 at 10:03pm — No Comments

My Big Fat Mommy Screw Up

Last night was the biggest mommy screw up of my mommyhood experience. And I have a LOT so you know it is huge!

You already know how exhausting our bedtime routine is. And if not, please feel free to catch up, shake your head, and send coffee here.

So yesterday, after being up with Katie past 11pm, being up with her from 2- 3:30am, and then having her wake up at…

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Added by Lori Pace on June 1, 2011 at 10:20am — No Comments

NEVER ENDING NIGHT

Turning right.

Turning left.

Belly up.

Out of breath.

Pillow here.

Pillow there.

More pillows.

Warm drink.

Cold drink (much better actually).

Mix between warm and cold drinks.

...KEEP…

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Added by mom in rome on May 25, 2011 at 11:57am — No Comments

The “you won’t be able to do this anymore” list

“You won’t be able to do this anymore!”

This is what I always hear when people talk to brand new moms or mothers to be.

A very short list of the main topics?

Well…here it comes.

You will not:

- travel as much as you did before (you will…

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Added by mom in rome on May 14, 2011 at 9:26am — No Comments

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