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How We Finally Got Our Baby to Sleep Through the Night

-Written when my baby was almost a year old; I didn't finish the post back then because, baby didn't keep sleeping through the night!

    Oh my baby?
    He slept for 12 1/2 hours last night, 9 of which were uninterrupted by night wakings.
    Sorry to sound like a bragging mom but, I'm a little entitled.
    I spent 10 months suffering the horrendous effects of sleep deprivation. Many days I felt irritable, angry and zombie-like.             Some days the deprivation made me feel physically sick, others just depressed and hopeless.
    Don't get me wrong, I had good days too but sleep deprivation and my baby's ongoing night wakings were taking a toll on every aspect of my life.

    Me, me, me, I'm going on just about myself... 
Imagine how my poor baby felt... waking up every couple of hours nearly every single night?!
    There has been a lot of mommy-guilt associated with my child's sleep issues.
    I knew my boy, Sam, at times felt sleepy, irritable or wired an…

Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Maria Poem

Will man finally listen?
Will man finally learn?
That there are bridges than cannot be burned.

Will man's survival need overcome his glutton and greed?
Will man finally see how the value of just one seed represents how we all succeed?
Will man finally let it sink in, as it sinks into his roof, that we're all one, all connected, under this brilliant sun?

Will man finally accept the predictions were right, from Jesus Christ to scientists, climatologists... will man finally see the light?

Surely he will.

For the storm always passes.
But when it does will man finally do something to control his masses?
To assure we nurture rather than destroy,
and that politicians are earnest, not coy,
To assure we respect our universal mother, even when we can't get along, sister and brother.

Right now mama tierra seems rather angry and sad,
Overwhelmed, like she's feeling bad.

Pumping tons of chemicals into earth's core,
Man, that's not what we're here for.
Burning fossil fuels to thin earth&…