Browsing the "Sleep" Tag

There’s Nothing to Fix

December 19th, 2023 | by Megan Vos

Over the past three years, my eight year old has slept through the night a total of maybe twenty times


First Unbroken Sleep

June 13th, 2022 | by Anna Laura Reeve

After four and a half hours of unbroken sleep       I feel like a swan  The ‘trying to


Second Breath

March 23rd, 2021 | by Danielle LaSusa

It is our first night home from the hospital. Or maybe it’s the second, or the fourth, or the fourteenth.


Praise to Bedtime During a Pandemic

March 16th, 2021 | by Ginny Wiehardt

Ode to lavender lotion, to the Alice in Wonderland recordedforty years ago, to my son’s drooping eyelids, my computer’s backlit keys, my tapping fingers tempted


Poop

February 11th, 2021 | by Brianna Avenia-Tapper

Maybe we are meant to love other people this way. Knowing that sometimes they will bite us, and we will have to tell them sternly that we do not want to be bitten


Sleepwalking

July 14th, 2020 | by Allison Fagan

You have to wait for them to break the surface on their own; no use trying to reach down to pull them up


Taking Time

July 7th, 2020 | by Christina Yovovich

I gave up my writing right away. One day I was a writer who wrote while her child was at school, the next I was I pandemic parent, focused solely on making her child feel things were going to be okay.



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