Do You Know What Happens When You Go to Sleep at 9pm?

I didn’t either, until last night. I mean, I’m sure I’ve gone to sleep that early before, probably during an illness, or newborn stage with one of my children. But 9pm is super-duper early. It’s my kids’ bedtime, for crying out loud!

Last night, we were coming home from a day of shopping and having just had dinner at a restaurant, I found myself already having trouble keeping my eyes open in the car ride home. I must’ve dozed off, because before I knew it, we were at the gate to post, and I was shuffling to get my ID out. Then, wham, we were miraculously at the house and I had to stumble my tired body inside.

I felt like a narcolept, like I could’ve gone back to sleep standing up, I could hardly keep my eyes open.

I’m not sure what’s going on with me, but even with losing weight, eating better, working out, I find myself really tired. Anemia maybe? Last night I just gave in, the baby needed boob, the football game was on, and the couch and heating pad were too delicious to resist for my sleepy eyes.

Has any of you ever experienced something like this?

(P.S. After a full day of flag football, walking around the Fall Fest on Saturday, and Flea Market & Christmas shopping/walking on Sunday, perhaps it was just fresh air!?)

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  • It is a bitter sweet moment isn’t it? Mine started way before I was ready. But congrats to the little guy 🙂

  • OMGoodness! How adorable is that?!?!? Don’t blink, Mom… thing you know he’ll be swiping your car keys!

    I am so sad that those days are gone for me. Can’t I do it again? *sigh*

  • Oh how precious! Man, i remember that with Blaze. Seems like it just happened and you are so right. I am not ready either. Congrats to Baby Dude!

  • Anonymous

    He’s so cute! Love the booger shots. Walking was bittersweet for me. My 1yo was the size of a 2yo, and he was getting hea-vy. My back was ready but my mommy emotions weren’t.

  • Anonymous

    Congratulations, Baby Dude! It happens so fast. My boy just turned six and my “baby” is 32 months! Oh well, for each thing I give up as they grow, I gain about four more.

  • Oh, ready or not it’s here!! : ) Fun!!


  • I know exactly what you mean. I always use that line from Mamma Mia on my kids, “Just STOP GROWING.” They always yell back, “We can’t.” 🙂

  • How exciting! What a cute video. I love that he laughs when he falls. I am not ready either, my little one is just now starting to let go of the table. No steps yet but I am sure it is coming soon.

  • oh my golly he is SOOOO cute!! Love that big smile. He’s definitely on his way… : )

  • Squeeeeel I just wanna squish him all up! I love this stage. Emma isn’t far behind, we get 1 to 2 steps out of her and then down she goes.

  • Awww, reminds me of when my two started walking. It’s so cute!!

  • He is so precious! Love that giggle. Congrats on Baby Dude for starting to walk!