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Tired

Petra is 6 years and two months old. So it’s been that long, and more (I didn’t get a lot of sleep at the end of the pregnancy either) since I’ve had a full, uninterrupted night’s sleep. Petra wasn’t a … Continue reading

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Sleepy Time

Petra has been a dedicated co-sleeper ever since she was a tiny baby. I chose to co-sleep initially because I figured that if I didn’t, I would never sleep again. We set her up in her own little wrap of … Continue reading

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Tired: A Mother’s Lament

Tiredness is one of constants of parenting. I’m used to surviving on much less sleep than I would ever have thought possible before Petra was born. But what gets you in the end is ongoingness of it. I haven’t had … Continue reading

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Murmurings in the night

We have a Primus account which allows us to have a Vancouver phone number wherever we may be. This has its advantages – cheap phone calls, more reliable than skype in places (Costa Rica…) where bandwidth is dodgy. But it … Continue reading

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Sleep, who needs it?

Today has been a tad haphazard. I was up too late last night, up again too early this morning, and awake too long in the middle of the night trying to persuade Petra that it wasn’t time to get up. … Continue reading

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Permission

Permission to do what you want to do. Who gives it to you? Do you take it for yourself? Or are you the kind of person who needs it to come from outside sources? I read a couple of things … Continue reading

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Lunch Order

Me: What do you want for lunch, Petra? Petra: The squashiest food me never have. She had hash browns. I think she might be teething. Maybe those last four molars are about to show up at last. That would explain … Continue reading

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