bedtime Archives - Hiding in the Closet with Coffee


An Apology Letter to my Lastborn

Dear sweet last child (aka baby #5), I look around this joint and feel I owe you an apology. Your parents are tired, in case you haven’t noticed. Your older siblings have sucked the life out of us and so we are now bringing you our “B” game. You might not realize that there was…

Read More

Why bedtime was easier when my kids were little

I may sound crazy, but parents of newborns and toddlers you are currently living the bedtime dream. I once believed that when my kids were older I would get to sleep again. I dreamt of the day when I would tuck each of them into bed without nursing them every few hours, without swaddling and…

Read More