Category Archives: Sleep Issues




No sleep for those who desperately need it

I’ve been having a very difficult time sleeping for the past few nights. Sometimes it’s because Emmett wakes up and other times it because of my allergies. Last night I ended up on the couch in the living room because I was able to breathe better. Breathing better makes sleeping… Read more »







No sleep makes everything more difficult

It was a rough night, filled with no sleep. I had a terrible time sleeping because my allergies were bad. It’s like as soon as I lay down, I get congested. Shortly after I managed to fall asleep, Emmett came into our room after having another nightmare. Once I woke… Read more »







It could always be worse. At least that’s what I tell myself.

Last night was Hell on Earth but it could have been worse. A couple hours after putting Emmett and Elliott to bed for the night, Emmett woke up with can only be described as restless legs. He was beside himself because his legs were driving him crazy. If you’ve ever… Read more »







Here’s to hoping Elliott actually sleeps

We cut TV and tablet time off a bit eariler tonight. Elliott hasn’t slept in almost two days and we wanted to make sure that the evening was as calm/quiet as possible. For part of the evening, we broke out Candy Land and Uno. It made for a nice, quiet… Read more »







Poor Elliott is unable to sleep tonight

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It’s about 1:30 AM and believe it or not, Lizze and I were in bed shortly after 10:00 PM. Elliott is unable to sleep and shows no signs of being tired. He’s still in his bed and I’m trying to sleep in mine but it’s hard for me to feel… Read more »







Here’s what my sleep looked like

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I had a rough night trying to sleep. There wasn’t anything particularly wrong, aside from I went to bed with a headache and kept waking up because of it. Both Elliott and Emmett were up super early and were the cause of any awake time after 5 AM. In the… Read more »







Surgically removing myself

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I had a rough time sleeping last night, but my amazing wife let me sneak a nap this morning.  Emmett woke up around 3 am and climbed into bed with us. He was freaked out over a bad dream. He fell back to sleep quickly, because he was glued to… Read more »


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