Tag Archives: before I had children I had sleep

The Eight Stages of Sleep Deprivation (and One Action Item)

Fresco woke up at 5:30 this morning. Trombone at 5:45. We ignored them until 6:30. Stage 1 Anger: Holy shit what is WRONG with these children are they sick? Are they trying to destroy me? It’s not even six AM … Continue reading

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#reverb10: 11 Things

11 Things. What are 11 things your life doesn’t need in 2011? How will you go about eliminating them? How will getting ride of these 11 things change your life? December 11, 8:00 pm: I like this prompt. It is … Continue reading

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Five Ways an Overtired 2 year old is The Bad Drunk From That One Party

1. Runs around the room crashing into furniture. 2. Stops periodically to crawl on your lap and cover your face with loud, exaggerated kisses. 3. Every few minutes, flops down on the floor and says, “I love you, Seamus!” to … Continue reading

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Notes From Mother’s Journal: 1,000 Words

Dear Fresco: Are you trying to kill us? Because if you kill us, there will be no one around to get you blueberries from the freezer. Trombone is not tall enough. Also, he can’t read so who will read you … Continue reading

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Happy Time For Your Armpit

I had illustrious plans for today’s naptime. First I was going to cut my own hair, using twelve combs I got at the dollar store and the scissors I bought years ago. Why twelve combs? Would you buy ONE comb … Continue reading

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