Advice, Sleep

We Haven’t Slept in Three Years

Image: Sydney Morning Herald We haven't slept in three years. Now, I don't want to sound like I'm complaining but let's face it, I want to. And if you're reading this, you can probably relate to what I'm about to talk about. Can you remember the last time that you slept a full night? Do… Continue reading We Haven’t Slept in Three Years

Anecdotes, Twins

“Most People Start With One…”

In the first year of Jack and Emma's lives, we took a lot of walks. Walks are VERY important in those months, mostly because movement and change of scenery provides a very tired set of parents a much needed respite from all the crying. And of course, fresh air. It's a blissful, silent few minutes… Continue reading “Most People Start With One…”

Health

Surgery, Hospitals & Coloring Books

For my whole professional life, I have felt at home in hospitals.  I have been a unit secretary, a clinical technician and a registered nurse in many different clinical settings over the last 12 years -- always feeling that I was at home in my work environment and with co-workers that were family.  Recently though, I experienced a foreign feeling -- I felt lost within the walls of a hospital.