• Parenting

    Sleep & The City

    Ah, sleep. Where for bloody art thou?! I knew that when I posted recently that Littlest Man had started to fall asleep with a cuddle instead of a boob that I’d jinxed it; the few nights following felt like he was attached more than not.   It’s easy to stress about sleep.  Too little, too much, at what time, for how long, in what position, with what help… There’s just so much to worry about and lose sleep over (Pun alert!! Sorry… I must be overtired 😉).  It doesn’t help that sleep seems to be one of the first things you’re questioned (or warned) about as a parent.  “Does he sleep?”…

  • Parenting,  Personal Growth

    How to survive when sleep is a vague and distant memory

    You know those days where you’re so tired your eyelids feel like they’ve been lined with lead paint? The days where you’ve been up all night with your little darling and so functioning like a grown and valuable member of society seems to become a bit of a pipe dream? The days where you pour the milk straight into the sink instead of your coffee cup and try to open doors without turning the handles first? Those days? We all have them, even those mamas with amazing babies who sleep all night (I know you’re out there!!). Those days can be real struggles, and getting through the day can seem…