Tag Archives: sleep deprivation

New mums’ questions answered: how can I get my partner to understand how tired I am?

Hello, readers. Did you know that in addition to providing my usual tips and advice for new dads on this site, I’ve also been answering new mums’ questions on the fantastic Mush app?*

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Parenting song: my 3-year-old is keeping me awake

In keeping with always being around two years “behind the curve”, I’ve gone a little The Greatest Showman crazy over the last few weeks. This has culminated in me going to work in a top hat and tuxedo, getting some contractors to erect a huge circus tent in the back garden and hiring an elephant for the Bubster’s next birthday party.

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5 reasons parents love talking about not getting enough sleep

Due to a combination of my toddler skipping his afternoon nap, waking through the night, co-sleeping between the hours of 2am and 4am and getting up ridiculously early, I’m knackered. Pooped. Shattered. Worn out. Negatively, this has somewhat reduced my productivity. Positively, it has enabled me to spend the whole day talking about not getting enough sleep. Read more