I have what I like to refer to as “momsomnia”. I have always struggled with bouts of occasional insomnia, but since becoming a parent, it has become pervasive. I knew that sleepless nights were part of the package as a new mom and as it turns out, my daughter has inherited my inability to fall […]
I dream of sleep, daydream that is. At the end of each day, I am thoroughly exhausted from working as an online teacher and chasing around one very energetic toddler. My back aches from carrying around said toddler, along with my laptop, while simultaneously conferencing with a parent and/or sweeping the floor. My back aches from cooking dinner and bending over coloring with daughter each evening. My eyeballs ache from staring at a computer screen for eight plus hours a day. All of these aches and pains and yet, I lay down in bed each night and my foggy brain suddenly fires to life while my eyelids pop open. I have insomnia and it sucks, big time.