Category Archives: sleep, child

Boobaholics Anonymous

I will never update this blog again. Arlo will not sleep unless I wear him or lie with him for a nap. WITH a boob in his mouth. Otherwise he wakes. Immediately. And this is if we are alone. Henry … Continue reading

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What Pisses Me Off

… are people who say: “Hyland’s teething tablets worked perfectly for us.” “Just give him a frozen watermelon rind. He’ll love it.” “Frozen washrags bring instant relief.” “A little Tylenol will make him sleep.” “Rub some whiskey on his gums.” … Continue reading

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The Man in the House

Twice in the last two months Henry will be playing on the floor of my room while I’m beaching myself on my bed and suddenly he leaps into my arms, eyes wide with terror, and says, “There is a man … Continue reading

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Scientists Say Buchers Are F*cked

Well, I wonder what they would say about a 25-month-old who has probably not napped 1/3 of the days of his life already: No Nap Days Spell End of the World For Your Child Henry is actually happy and incredibly … Continue reading

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So THAT’S Why He Doesn’t Sleep!

He’s been sneaking Dunkin’ Donuts coffee at the playground.

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A Comedy of Errors

Last night will go down as one of the worst in history.  Henry’s fever has been around 104 all weekend.  Last night the puking started.  He would just cough and cough, and then he’d puke.  I brought him in to … Continue reading

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Afternoon Delight

It had to happen.  At 21 months, Henry has pretty much dropped his naps altogether.  (He’s only napped twice in the past 2 weeks.)  Thankfully he seems to have snapped out of that rough post-travel/post-sick/post-molars snap that left him unable … Continue reading

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