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Competitive sleeping - night 25

After the night in the van without electric hook up and failing to work out how to use the leisure battery (motorhomes and camper vans have a battery other than the car battery to run the lights and stuff off, so you can go off grid – we can’t work out how to switch over to the leisure battery), and then getting stuck in the mud and having to be pulled off the field by the farmer, we decided to cancel the drive over to Yorkshire and stay at home. 248 more words

Competitive sleeping - night 24

After a day of getting blood from a stone on my freelance gig, we set off for a weekend in the van. The tyres had been sagging for a bit so we went to pump them up. 162 more words

Competitive sleeping - night 23

I do really think that maybe sleep is easier in the early part of my cycle. There seems no rhyme or reason otherwise. I slept a long time (although my deep sleep was still well below baseline). 78 more words

Competitive sleeping - night 21

After a couple of bad nights my hopes weren’t high for night 21. Bed clothes still smelling lovely and clean. I got home from improv class to find everyone asleep (we’re all early birds really). 95 more words

Competitive sleeping - night 22

After the shock of waking up having slept through last night I had a good day at work. Ticked off a lot more of the to-do list, secured some more funding for an art project I’m doing with some local schools. 226 more words

How I Sleep Trained (Without Sleep Training)

Okay, let me explain. I have an almost six-month old little boy named Wyatt. I’m a first-time mom, and I’m trying to figure things out as I go, because let’s face it, we’re all just kind of winging it. 911 more words

Monthly mindscape - Silent

How on earth are we coming to the end of summer? Time moves in incredible ways, doesn’t it. I hope you’ve all had a wonderful August, I’m really looking forward to writing this month’s short story. 584 more words