Remedy For A No-Sleep Night

Lily is still awake. She’s not feeling great and has been off. She’s impossible to distract, crying unless she’s being held and generally just messy. It’s been, what we call, in this house, a 2 parent day – where it is literally impossible to put her down for the fear of her vomiting again because she’s crying so hard. For a girl whose meals are measured out strictly for calories, vomit is something we try to avoid at all costs. Luckily we had more than a few good days leading up to this patch and so I’ve been living in those memories during the worst parts of today…

Ready for the first swim of the summer...and loving it.  A lifeguard momma's dream come true!

Ready for the first swim of the summer…and loving it. A lifeguard momma’s dream come true!

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Deciding that birthday cake frosting is worth licking the plate clean

Deciding that birthday cake frosting is worth licking the plate clean

 

Sister really loves Canada

Sister really loves Canada

Watching the annual East York Canada Day parade

Watching the annual East York Canada Day parade

The first time she's ever rolled her eyes at me taking photos...

The first time she’s ever rolled her eyes at me taking photos…

And sometimes that’s all you need – some good, warm and fuzzy memories to get you through the nights that seem to have “no sleep” written all over them. Look for me tomorrow at Cardiac Kids, where I’ll be talking a little more about memories and when I really began to feel like Lily’s mom.

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