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  • Writer's pictureElijah Ricks

To Sleep, Perchance to Dream

Avey has been down with a bad cough and bit of a stuffy nose for the last few days. Carver woke up with a runny nose this morning. Even though Kira and I have no symptoms yet, we both feel terrible. Last night we spent most of our evening dealing with one child or the other, trying to get them both sleeping comfortably. By the time we were ready for bed, the kids were finally asleep, albeit temporarily. 

Between interruptions, we probably got a good nap between us. And yet, somehow, the children seem impervious to fatigue. I suppose they do not yet have the weight of the world on their shoulders either.

Maybe I’ll have more positive things to report next week, and the energy to do so…


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