A Bedtime Story

Once upon a time, there was a Little Man whose sleeping habits drove his parents to distraction and cost them many, many nights of sleep. Sleep became such a precious commodity to his parents, that his own mother devoted an entire section of her website to her obsession with it. And then, time passed, and things improved. There came a point where Little Man’s parents realised that sleep had returned... read more

Book review: The No Cry Sleep Solution

As you know, I am sleep obsessed (or deprived) depending on how the week is going! There was a point around this time last year, when I couldn’t remember the last time I’d had a good night’s sleep and I really didn’t know how I could keep going. It wasn’t just me – Charlie was the same. We continued in our zombie-like state for weeks more, before I really reached... read more

A definite design flaw!

It’s teething season in our house again. Why is cutting teeth just so hard? I think I jinxed us last week when I noticed that Little Man had cut a new tooth with no fuss whatsoever. Such a difference to the first six teeth, each of which lost us a couple of weeks of sleep. Anyway, when I saw that new tooth last week, I was overjoyed. You see Little Man had cut that tooth in the middle of one of the... read more

Never underestimate the importance of sleep

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ll know by now that I am obsessed with sleep and the lack thereof these days. The other day on the radio, I heard a sleep expert warn people that you can never underestimate the importance of sleep. I felt like screaming at him “I know!!!” So tonight dear reader, since Little Man is asleep and seems quite settled (whereas last night... read more

Don’t leave me Mama!

You may have read my story earlier this week about how Little Man managed to lock me in the kitchen, and Charlie had to break down a door to get to him. For almost twenty minutes, Little Man was aware that I couldn’t get to him. Well afterwards I thought he was fine. I thought it was just me who was traumatised by the whole thing. But as the week as gone on, I’ve realised that’s not... read more

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