Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Mommy So Sleepy!

"I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know? " -Ernest Hemingway

I have learned my lesson, I will never stay out late again.  Maybe ever.  At least until the child starts reliably sleeping past six a.m.  It was just one night, and I was only out till ten thirty!  But I paid for it in the small change of minutes and hours yesterday.  And I learned my lesson.

Things that are hard to do when you can barely keep yours eyes open: Care whether or not your child gets her clothes wet in the wading pool. Make lunch, with multiple variations on the protein for picky child.  Understand half-English, half-Maeveish protests/inquiries/commentary.  Keep child from running in the Butterfly Pavilion. 

Predictably, she refused to nap until two, which is not only two hours later than usual, but I was down to almost zero brain activity by then.  Thank goodness she did, because then I got an hour and a half nap, which is generally unheard-of for me, as I am not a good day napper.  After a nap and another cup of coffee, I was functioning on all cylinders again.  At which point I was clear headed enough to decide that my bedtime shall not exceed nine thirty again for the foreseeable future.

Also I had trouble keeping up with her accessories yesterday.  That's a Slinky.


  1. If it weren't for coffee, my children would leave the house half dressed, uncombed, or unfed every day.

  2. 10:30 is late partying huh? Lol. We're so cool! Every Tuesday lately I've gotten to bed at like 1am and recently about non-functioning! And I dont drink coffee! :(