Migraines + Me I've mentioned before that I get migraines (Brityn gets them too and even more frequently than myself). I've had them since I was 11, but it's never been so bad as it has been the last several years, especially during pregnancy. While pregnant with Graham, I got somewhere around 40 migraines in … Continue reading How to Use Magnesium for Migraines
I've got 18 days left of this pregnancy, according to an app on my phone. Not according to any medical professional or anyone that actually knows me, nor anyone who knows that my children love to give me the proverbial middle finger in any way that they can--as demonstrated by both Remy and Graham arriving … Continue reading In Real Time: 18 days-ish
So I mentioned that I have been having some pregnancy related sleep issues when I began my It's Complicated with: Sleep series (posts 1 and 2, and Crafting a Nighttime Routine for Adults). I'm now 28 weeks pregnant and FINALLY sleeping well. With this momentous occasion, I thought I would update you and fill you in on some tricks … Continue reading Sleep Better While Pregnant
Today I'm focused on how crafting a nighttime routine (meaning you do it darn near every night) can help you improve your relationship with Sleep. And if you're like Brityn, who sleeps like a baby no matter what, this is still for you! Nighttime routine is vital to her for entirely different reasons she says-- mostly for recovering after a long day of frustration with two wild boys to better prepare for tomorrow.
Why is sleep important? Besides helping you avoid yawning through all of your conversations...
Spoiler alert... Every day we wake up. I'm guessing no one is actually surprised by this, but how often are you surprised when the clock strikes 11 pm or 12 am, or worse (not that I'm judging!) and you're like totally shocked that you should be getting into bed? It may have happened at my house once or twice...again, no judgement … Continue reading It’s Complicated with: Sleep. Part 1.