Remember this? The silliest post I’ve ever blogged, and I’m now reblogging (or is it reposting?) it. Now the clocks are going back and everyone expects to gain an hour’s sleep, I’m expecting to feel like I’ve lost one… Brace yourselves, friends (and remember to change your clocks). By the way, a more edifying post will follow shortly!
If you’re new to this blog, please don’t take this post as representative of the whole! Usually my posts have more of a point and are easier to understand – I hope.
The clocks went forward last night. This usually means that you lose an hour’s sleep, because if you usually get up at 9am on a Sunday morning, you have to get up at 8am (which has now become 9am). I remember this being an issue when I was younger – I would spend the next week feeling tired, thinking ‘I want my hour back!’
However, we’ve noticed something since having children, which has taken a few years to grasp but I think we’re there now. When the clocks go forward, we actually don’t lose an hour any more. We might even gain one. Let me explain:
Our children are our alarm clock. They usually ‘go off’ between 6am…
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