10:30 pm – I close the laptop and go to bed.
11:00 pm – Baby wakes hungry. I soothe and nurse him.
12:05 pm – I return to bed.
1:18 am – Baby wakes with diarrhea. I change and soothe him back to sleep.
1:30 am – I return to bed.
2:40 am – Other son wakes screaming. I run to him, and chase away the snake monster from his dream. I soothe him. I hold him in my arms until he sniffles his way back to sleep.
3:30 am – I return to bed.
4:02 am – Son wakes in a coughing fit. I administer honey, help him blow his nose, calm the gag reflex, and avert puking. I soothe him.
4:15 am – I return to bed.
4:30 am – Baby wakes crying. I nurse him, take his temperature, and soothe him back to sleep.
5:00 am – I return to bed, think about writing for you, and open the laptop.
Clearly, I love you all like sick children.
Let me know if you need some soothing.
PS- I’m fucking sleepy.