I often get asked how I “do it all.” & the truth is…I don’t. I make choices. I let go of what doesn’t matter to me & cling tight to what does. But one thing that really affects my productivity is my schedule. I can pretty comfortably survive on about 6-6.5 hours of sleep, just so long as I get to sleep past eight am. If you’re an avid reader of this blog, you know I am a major night owl (up until about 2am usually) but I am also a morning sleeper. & thank goodness my girl is too. I absolutely dread the day where she has to get up for school & get there by 730. I am just not wired for that. I sleep 2-8ish. & that works for us…but someday it won’t!
Lately, my girl has followed my sleep patterns. Despite getting tucked in at eight, she’s reading and playing and all over her room (though gated in) and awake until about ten. I absolutely love going upstairs & seeing how I find her. She’s been asleep on the floor lately…sometimes missing clothing (or adding it!) and often surrounded by babies & books. It’s pretty funny. I hope someday she finds my iphone snaps as amusing as I do. (& don’t worry…I always carry her back into bed & tuck her in…again.)
Oh, to be two.
& ’cause I know you’ll ask, her room details can be found here: the nursery & nursery details. The bed was her crib that we converted. & her amazing duvet & shams are from Land of Nod & are on sale now! There are some great deals to be had here:
& I know I am missing some of you on this list below. PLEASE let me know if you are participating & I missed your link!
Also, many of you are having trouble with copying & pasting my button. Do any of you have a great “grab a button” widget? Mine is obviously not working. If you want my button & can’t get it above, email me at shawna [at] styleberryPHOTO [dot] com. ;)
& Project 52 is off to a very collaborative start! If you’d like to join in–it’s not too late. Here’s everything you need to know about
& those of you who are linking up (please let me know if you need to be edited/added!):
Adventures in Mommyhood • Aubrey My Love • Bugs & Boo-Boos • Candice Craves • Caynay Photography • Chronicles of KT • The Crain’s Nest • Dana Moran Photography • The Daulton Dabbler • Englexas • Everything Eatherton • Fairy Wings & Dinosaurs • Finding Joy • Firecracker Mama • From Stanwood to Seoul • Gin & Juice Boxes • Heather Marie Portraits • Kate L Photography • Keeping up with the Carters • Kim Percival Photography • Lizzi Photography • Mahina & Lucas • Mama Bethany • McLain Padilla Photography • Mist Moments • Memories by Mere • Moments & Impressions • The Mommyhood Memos • Moo with Me • Moxie Made • My Tot Travels • Navigating the Mothership • Oh the Places We’ll Go • Our Splendid Little Life • Phreckle Face Photography • Quiet Footsteps • Rachel Gray Photography • The Robersons • Shades of Bliss • Shutter Mama Blog • Simply Us • Snaps of Our Life • The Todd’s • We Aren’t Scared of Sugar • Wicked Kate • Z as in Zebra