My daughter has been having spells of bad colic this week and last night was one of the worst for not sleeping. Dad needed to sleep due to his first day at work starting at 6am and I was all on my own to handle a colicky baby who refused to sleep at all.
We went to bed at 9pm thinking she would settle and nap til her usual wakey time of 2am but we were wrong. By 1am I am tearing my hair out and very tired. My oh woke up to find me crying and rocking the baby a bit harder than I realised. It scared both him and me. I feel such a failure and little erica deserves better. I don't know how im gonna manage with oh going back full time and think I should be stronger than this but im not. Feel like crying all the tine right now. Erica hasn't settled much today to allow mum to catch up on sleep. Has anyone any tips on how to cope better? Or even any pearls of wisdom? Really willing to try anything to be a better mum right now xx