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This sets a terrible tone for the day

It was a rough night. Emmett woke up after a really bad nightmare and never went back to bed. He woke up shortly after midnight, just as Lizze and I were going to bed.  There was zero chance of getting him back to sleep and in order to prevent him from waking anyone else up, …

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Continuing to lose devastating amounts of sleep

It’s been another horrible night. Elliott has yet to fall asleep, and that means I didn’t get any sleep either. About half way through the night, Emmett joined us in the land of people who should be sleeping, but aren’t.  Lizze has class in about an hour, and I’m barely able to even focus my …

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Can #ADHD make it difficult for kids to fall asleep? 

It’s now pushing midnight as I’m writing this and Mr. Elliott is still awake. He’s having the hardest time falling asleep lately. Emmett was the one struggling for so long and now that he’s doing better, Elliott is trading places with him. I’m not sure what this is all about, or how to help him …

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#Autism and Issues with Sleep are Killing Me

This is going to be very short and to the point.  I’m fucking exhausted. Both Elliott and Emmett are awake and show no signs of slowing down. It’s currently 2 am and my body just wants to shutdown. Elliott’s not been sleeping well at all since the bullying thing started up again. It may just …

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It’s not perfect but at least he’s finally sleeping

One of those challenges centers around sleep disturbances

Is it just me or is #Autism parenting synonymous with sleepless nights? 

“It was a other night that ended in very little sleep. Mr. Emmett was simply unable to fall asleep and he and I camped out in the living room in an attempt to salvage as much sleep as possible.”

#Autism Parenting Woes: The bedtime dilemma continues 

We are still struggling with #Autism and sleep issues. Check out what we’re dealing with and share your story as well.

Broken or interrupted sleep sucks

I’m pretty much totally exhausted this morning. There were frequent interruptions throughout the night because the boys had a hit or miss nights worth of sleep.  The boys are just hanging out quietly, which is awesome.  I’m hoping for a slow, quiet and uneventful day.