savagemama: Sleepless in Arlee

Eliza has never been much of a sleeper. I think she considers it overrated, the hours and hours of lying quietly, sewing together the loose threads of a busy day, letting her body settle into a deep place of restfulness. I think this because at a year old she still hasn’t slept through the night.

I have friends who have newborns, babies just barely six weeks old, who talk about six, seven hour stretches of sleep.

At night. I wonder what that feels like. [Read More]