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I’m convinced sleep is the biggest challenge of parenting. Or at least sleep is the driver of basically all the hardest parenting moments. My reason for this is simple – if you don’t get sleep, everything else feels harder. Being a walking zombie is hard work at the best of times. But, being a walking zombie while caring for a baby/toddler, is possibly one of the hardest things ever. And, Mr. MPB… Read More

We now seem to have a once or twice a week ScreamFest that starts at about 1am and goes until 2 or 3 or even 4am.  It’s the kind of blood curdling, non-stop scream that makes everyone in the house want to cry.  Nothing seems to help other then constant snuggling.  And we’ve learned that we cannot, even for a second, think that we can set down the sleeping baby and try to leave… Read More