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Sleep Awareness Week. It's a thing.

Hayley Mullins

Tags baby, newborn, sleep, tired

Today kicks of National Sleep Awareness Week. Sleep Awareness Week. That makes me laugh. As mom to a 2.5 year old and a 6 month old, believe me… I am aware of sleep. I’m aware of how much I need it, miss it, love it. All moms can relate… pregnant women too - as soon as you are uncomfortably pregnant, sleep goes out the window in a cruel plot twist; you know that sleep is a rare, magical thing with a newborn, and while it gets better every day you truly understand why sleep deprivation is used as a torture tactic....

30 vs. Kids

30 vs. Kids

Yesterday, this popped up on my facebook feed, courtesy of Fast Company: Turning 30 described in charts and graphs I immediately sent it to my sister-in-law, whose 30th birthday we had just celebrated the night before. As someone closer to Mid-Thirties than Early-Thirties, I couldn’t help but REALLY relate to so many of the author’s points…. Comfortable shoes, bed by 9pm, what’s on your facebook feed. As I sat there, feeling the next-day effects of TWO light beers, it got me thinking… Could I relate because of my age, or because I have kids?!?!? Both milestones came at once...