THE LAST SLICE: The (sleepless) secrets of parenthood
There are lots of little secrets about being a parent that no one tells you about - until it's too late. Take, for instance, the fact that after the birth of your first child you'll never have a peaceful night's sleep ever again.
Sure, you expect interrupted sleep when they are newborn babies and wake up in need of nourishment or clean clothes. Those you can deal with. Eighteen years (or more) of sleep deprivation, however, can get to a person.
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