Sleeping In (Mommy Style)

This morning

when I opened my eyes

the sun had already risen.

Funny, I thought.

Squinted at the clock.

7:29

Nice, I thought.

Glanced at the baby girls

still sound asleep,

identical even in

their sleep positions.

Thank you, I thought.

I love sleeping in,

even though the

definition

has changed with

motherhood.

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5 thoughts on “Sleeping In (Mommy Style)

  1. I love the simplicity of this piece. You could have easily drawn out this story to include your terrible night of sleep or your chaos that ensued a minute after you woke up, but the simplicity and super slice of life of this piece is so powerful!

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