17 month sleep regression? (a.k.a flaming exhausted)
You may have noticed that things have been a little quiet here the past few days. I’ve launched The Little Geekery Company which has taken up a fair amount of my time – it’s all gone well so far and fingers crossed it continues!
Another reason why I’ve been quiet is because Busby has decided that sleep isn’t really her thing anymore. She has decided that she would much rather be sticking stickers on the kitchen floor, throwing a pompom in the air, and reading Five Minutes Peace at 4am.
Oh the irony.
We are both (understandably) exhausted. And I’ve been too shattered to use my brain, let alone write.
|Please send tea!|
I’ve racked my brains as to why a regular night time rave seems to be the flavour of the month:
She’s had six teeth come through in the last 3-4 weeks and is dribbling like crazy.
She has another cold. *shakes fist at Nursery germs*
Perhaps she enjoys listening to the dawn chorus and watching the sunrise with whichever parent she can hassle out of bed?
But finally, after talking to some fellow owners of 17 month olds, I have come to the conclusion that there must be a 17 month sleep regression phase. There must be.
beg ask you, fellow parents, how do we get through this? Is it like all of the other regressions and they’ll just “get over it”? Or do we have to make a change? Take the bars off the cot? Move to a duvet instead of a sleeping bag?
Forever in your debt,
A flaming exhausted,