Tag Archives: sleep

All I want for Christmas is an earlier bedtime

Night before last I slept like a baby. A newborn, actually. I was up until midnight, and wide-eyed from about 1:30 to 6 a.m. At which point I drifted into peaceful slumber for 90 minutes. I went to bed late … Continue reading

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A taste of spring, a touch of sleep deprivation

Spring sprang for a few hours today. And it was lovely. Stella and I went for a sun-drenched walk, and later, we sat outside on the quilt Mimi made. (If only Stella would put down her Blackberry and live in … Continue reading

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Stella is four months old.

On Wednesday, December 17th, Stella turned four months old. It’s absolutely stunning to think that she’s only been here for four months. How is it even possible to love a virtual stranger so deeply in so little time? How can your world change … Continue reading

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Recipe for Sleep

Serves one almost-eight-weeks-old baby. INGREDIENTS: 75-minute PediaSleep hairdryer mp3 iPod Old-school stereo system One small fan Vicks warm mist humidifier Memory foam sleep positioner Pottery Barn Kids bassinet Two swaddling blankets Over-used exercise ball One warm receiving blanket Download the … Continue reading

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