Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Argh, Daylight bloody Savings.......!!!

So it's week two since out clocks went back and I think you can guess by the title of this post that I am less than impressed by it!  The reason being is a certain little person in our household who seems to be stuck on NZ summertime so he thinks its okay to wake at 5am!!

Yes the one who is almost 3 hasn't quite got his body clock sorted yet so we have the pleasure of him waking the household every morning at 5ish by turning on all the lights and asking “Why is it dark mummy?”  Needless to say it's taking its toll on both of us.  The other two males in the house seem to have that ability that all males have which is to sleep thru any noise created by a small person in the night.  You know the one, “Huh noise, oh crap, roll over, optional fart or itch, then back to sleep” You may think that this is a rather generic statement but I am sure it just doesn’t happen in our household?

So he is permanently cranky and I am a walking zombie (also cranky) who is craving a lie in to say, oh I don’t know, 6am perhaps...

It doesn’t help either that prior to the clocks going back he was managing to go a couple of days without his daytime nap so he is still trying to do that.  “I don’t need to sleep mummy as I am a big boy now” Oh those words are coming back to haunt me now...

So it goes without saying that he is a walking screaming tantrum throwing tyrant at the moment.  Bless his little cotton socks!
  
Of course in between the tantrums there are a few comic moments like when he falls asleep while eating his lunch or when he totally crashes where ever he was playing with his brother.

Oh I was so looking forward to the holidays and lying in until after 7.  Letting them sleep and to naturally wake up, to have a leisurely breakfast and morning together.  But no the tyrant seems to have other plans for me.

But really, 10 days in and we both need more sleep and he needs to get himself sorted or else I will be medicating both of us...




8 comments:

Mari's World said...

:D I know I shouldn't have been smiling whilst reading but shaking my head and tut tutting but doesn't he look cute in that photo?
I sincerely hope he catches on very soon and you both get some well needed sleep
British hugs xxx

Crystal Jigsaw said...

Oh dear! I feel tired on your behalf - show him my lamb video today and tell him they need him to stay in bed until at least 6am now... never know!

Amy used to get up at obscene hours; now at 12, I struggle to wake her before 10am in the holidays!

CJ x

Older Mum said...

I find its always easier when the clocks go forwards but when they go back it can be a bit of a mare. I try to put Little A to bed later so she wakes later hope she syncs in. 5am is not funny!

Frankie Parker said...

You are right its really not funny its gradually moving closer to 6 .. The day just seen to go on forever..

Almost bedtime said...

Hope you get some sleep soon! We have been blessed (yeah right) with all four of our kids being early risers! So I feel your pain :-)

BavarianSojourn said...

Poor you. Any improvement? That bed spread is amazing! Love it :)

Frankie Parker said...

I would like to say it's getting better but it's not as we are on holiday at the moment....... Need sleep!

It's a giant floor cushion that he is on, great for napping..... Have been known to use it myself......

Rachel said...

Poor thing! 5am is not fair. Hope it gets better soon :)