Kids in the Bed

Is your bed too small now that the kids are taking up most of the room? You may not talk about co-sleeping with your kids, but you are not alone.  Here's one military spouse's take on why this isn't all bad--Bedroom Confessions: We All Sleep Here. ...more

Long-term total sleep deprivation has caused death in lab animals... Guess it's a good thing I'm not a rat!

I'm a light sleeper and I have insomnia. It's been this way since I was old enough to understand what it meant to be responsible, and having a kid only amplified my already worn out existence. Toss in a schizophrenic cat and a husband that snores and you'll have all the makings for a sleep deprived life–yay me! I guess you could call it Karma, or maybe just a simple twist of fate, but my daughter has never really slept through the night. She wakes up at least five times screaming, and usually doesn't remember it the next day. But I do....more