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Those Were the Days…

Today is the first day in a long time that I’m up early with a little boy who also had us up in the night.

And I’m resentful.

I’ve been sitting in the living room with this crazy kid, trying to understand why the duplo needs to be all over the floor and can’t be in the basket while he plays with it. I’ve snapped at him once or twice as he throws

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No Sleep = Angry Mama

For the love of all that’s good in the world.
We need some sleep.
Or something.very.bad.might.happen.
I don’t mind getting up in the morning (the very early morning).  Usually it means I plug in the Christmas lights, get a few toys out, grab my bible and sit on the couch while the wee man plays happily.  Usually this doesn’t happen
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I really want to complain today.  I’m tired.  Haydon’s teething (and has never been so cranky in his LIFE).  Money’s a bit tight.  James is behind in his school work.  Things are just busy.

As I was feeling exhausted and overwhelmed this morning, I thought to myself “I should have another baby.  ‘Cause

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I’m going to whine.

I know my life is not that bad.

I’m still going to complain.

That kid was up 5 times last night.

Yesterday I was hanging onto the fact that he was still napping well.  He decided not to today, so I haven’t got much left to hang onto.  He usually has a good morning nap; he goes down sometime between 7:30-8:30.  Maybe

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The Anti-Sleep

I haven’t complained about sleep yet this week.

I have requested a couple of books from the library.

(Haydon is currently finger painting with a puddle of puke he just produced.  Gross.)

That kid just won’t nap!  Which would be ok, if he would let us sleep at night, but I NEED some sleep at some point!  And to make it worse it’s

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