Nightmare equals impromptu sleepover (and a stiff neck)

It was around, probably 2 or 3 in the morning. The sound of rain was hitting the windows and streets outside, adding nature’s own little lullaby of sound to the night. I awoke to the sound of our son’s voice calling out from the other room, scared. I went in and found him in bed,Continue reading “Nightmare equals impromptu sleepover (and a stiff neck)”

Dreaming in the dark

My eyes opened to darkness. Outside our window, the street lights brought some illumination to the pavement and yards below, but the thick, black darkness filled our home. I moved my head to the left, seeing the glowing red numbers of my alarm clock. Not quite 5 a.m. I was curled in an odd, notContinue reading “Dreaming in the dark”

Night Terrors

Night Terrors. Even the name sounds scary, doesn’t it? Well, that’s because it is, for both child and parent alike. Fortunately for a lot of people, not every child goes through it, I’m told, and I’ve asked around and found that only a small percentage of parents I ask had a clue as to whatContinue reading “Night Terrors”