Haiku Friday: On Sleep Regression

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I’d heard the rumors
‘Bout 4 month sleep regression.
Thought, “Nah, that’s not us.”

“Alana is great;
We’re sleeping 8 full hours!”
Sweet naivete.

Back to fractured sleep –
Just how long will this phase last?
Mommy needs a nap…

But also caffeine!
So many things to be done –
A child to rear!

Two cups of coffee,
It’s time to be productive!
But first, I must nurse…

Three hours later
And we’re asleep on the couch.
The nap always wins.

 

 

 

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PumpingCon (or, an Ode to Working, Breastfeeding Mothers)

Motherhood is a hard gig.  I’ve said it before, and I’ll probably say it about 8,000 more times in the next 5 or so years (months? days?)…

Being a working mom – I have friends who do it.  I don’t know how.  But they do.  My hat’s off to them.  Seriously, though, how DO they do it!?

Working moms who pump all day long to maintain their breastmilk supply?

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