Monday, January 14, 2013


While my beautiful family sleeps peacefully in the respective beds, I am wide awake in my bed. I should be sleeping like a baby, because Lord knows Bella and CeCe do! With two children who sleep 10-12 hours, I should be doing the same. I had a feeling I'd have issues sleeping tonight because my mind did not feel ready for bed, although my body was definitely ready for bed.

I have difficulty turning my mind off when it's time to go to bed. I often lay in bed, thinking of the day's events or planning the next day's events. Call it motherhood, insomnia, or whatever you will, but not being able to sleep sucks. I've tried many things over the years to assist in my quest for sleep, including wine, prescription sleep aides and homeopathic remedies. It's been a crapshoot as to what works and what doesn't. It's frustrating when your body is exhausted but your mind is still going full speed. I envy those who can fall asleep without any trouble (umm, especially Ian).

So while most people I know are fast asleep in their warm, comfy beds, I am wide awake. Boo! Sleep is for the weak anyway...

Love always,
Ian, Kim, Bella & CeCe


  1. I have the hardest time falling asleep, too. Never before kids. I think my internal clock is just off from having the baby because once I do fall asleep, I wouldn't mind sleeping for 7 hours, but since I'm usually up past 2 - that wont really work! Hopi g for sweet dreams in our future!

  2. Yes mama! So, will we get to hang out and have play dates when y'all move back to Tampa?!?