Now don't go getting yourselves in a huff because I am mother who drinks because of her kids. I do have days where I think a beer would be great at the end but they generally drive me to drink coffee. Lots and lots of coffee.
As I mentioned in my first post, Monkey is not a good sleeper and LB is gassy in the mornings. Last night was both and one of our worst night in a couple months. Here is how it went:
7:30 - LB into bed and asleep
8:00 - Monkey gets ready for bed
8:45 - Monkey finally asleep
10:00 - GeoDad went to bed
10:30 - GeoMama went to bed after nursing LB
1:00 am - LB nurses, Monkey wakes up (Grandma sits with her for a few minutes, until I go in)
2:00ish - Monkey still awake... wants to go potty. Pees in the toilet. Lays back down in her bed, wants to hold my hand. Tosses and turns
3ish - Monkey still awake. LB wakes and wants to nurse again. Too gassy to lay back down. I sit holding Monkey's hand in her bed with LB on my lap sitting until he falls asleep.
4ish - Monkey asleep. LB asleep. Ahh, I get to go back to bed at last.
4:10 - Monkey awake again. Too thirsty and hungry to stay sleeping I guess. I get her a glass of water and a banana. She enjoys both and wants to go potty again. Finally she is ready to lay back down and try sleeping again.
4:50 Monkey asleep. I crawl into bed.
5:00 - LB wakes up. Grunty/gassy/needs to poop. I try to settle him and cuddle him in our bed. No luck
5:30 Take LB downstairs and let him play on his tummy on the floor. He poops, a bit. Still gassy and now wide awake.
6:00 I turn on some Baby Einstein for LB, this way he can sit still on my lap and maybe get tired.
6:30ish LB and I finally fall asleep on the couch.
7:45am Monkey wakes up, GeoDad gets her breakfast and sends me up to bed. LB stays awake.
9ish - GeoDad brings LB up to me to nurse and have a nap.
11:20am - LB wakes up from his nap. I figure it is probably time for me to get up and start the day.
Needless to say my 2.5 hours of sleep at the beginning of the night and my 4 hours in morning don't add up to a proper night of sleep. I need coffee.
It turns out that sleep as broken as last nights can't be fixed by a single cup of coffee... GeoDad and I finished one pot since I got up and he is out on a coffee run for some lattes.
GeoMama is off to drink another cup of coffee before kiddos wake up from their naps.