We were all stuck at home today because of a blizzard. SO MUCH SNOW. We had a terrible night last night – M was being absolutely psycho all night, so I didn’t get any sleep. Like, at all. So now that’s 3 of the last 6 nights where I’ve not slept. Funtimes.
We think she was having nightmares – she told A tonight that she wanted her nightlight so that “monkeys don’t come take Maddy away”. Poor baby! As soon as A told me this, I figured it must be from reading “Horton Hears a Who”. M loves that book, and wants to read it almost every night, but it’s pretty darn dark for a toddler (Horton gets tied up and whipped and mauled!), and it has those evil monkeys, the Wickersham brothers. I can’t imagine where ELSE she’s gotten the idea that monkeys might come take her away. Poor bug.
I really, really hope she sleeps tonight, because I just shoveled half our driveway by myself (A’s doing the other half), and the snow was mid-thigh deep on me (~2.5ft), and OMG, I need rest like crazy. I was an idiot and didn’t take my wedding band off while I was shoveling (which is extra bad because we have to carry each shovelful to our backyard, because there’s no space on the side of the driveway), so now I have a nice under-ring bruise to match my IV bruise, and that right there tells you the sort of week I’ve had, I guess, eh?
Please let tomorrow be a better day.