No sleep, no really, NO sleep

I had 3 hours sleep last night when I needed 8, this is the worst I can ever remember even with the other two.
Tiddly used to take about an hour to get to sleep and I had to sit next to his cot til he drfited off and then when he woke in the night I used to go put his dummy back in.
Munch used to wake every 2-3 hours and didn’t have a dummy, but he would just snuggle up and go back to sleep ifyou brought him into bed with you.
Pip, from 18 weeks he slept through and I had been luxuriating in this wonderfulness until the end of November last year. Since then I think we’ve had 2 weeks of sleeping through and varying degrees of waking up that range from once and going back to sleep with a back rub to last night – slept for 3 hours then woke up 10 minutes after I went to bed, then 5 minutes after I put him back after taking him downstairs at 12:30am, 1:30am. I gave up the ghost at 3:30am and just got a blanket and sat in my chair and watched old X-Files on FX. I must have fallen asleep around 4am and woke at 6:30am when Steve was getting up. I am grouchy and miserable and fed up with this.
I know kids sleep problems are the oldest and most boring story in the book but it’s spoiling his and my life at the moment and hearing that raspy cry just brings out so many emotions I am not sure where I am 😦
I did scrap this weekend though so am feeling good about that, need to do a secret challenge with my UKS team, I am due to post one and had forgotten, so really need to do that today as I have some ideas for once.

One day when I am sane I will post all my recent scrapping work,.

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  1. Marja

    Hope Pip settles down soon and you get some sleep. I dread those sleepless nights as I can only imagine it will be worse than the sleepless nights I have at the moment. At least I still get 3-4 hours at a time which is better than nothing. The other night I got 4 hours and 15 minutes and was so excited I woke Kirk up to tell him! Otherwise I get 2 hours at a time before I have to peeeeeeee! I think it would be much harder to deal with when its your baby unhappy though 😦

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