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‘My go-to sleep aid: online shopping and Insta scrolling’

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The purchase of anti-radiation stickers, without a bra on the street and where is that telephone anyway? Lack of sleep does strange things to people, this mother knows all about that.

Monica (32): “Unfortunately, we are not blessed with good sleepers as children. Mila (5) runs from her bed to us every night and prefers to be glued to me. Lewis (3) has a lot of nightmares, so I often spend hours trying to calm him down and get him back to sleep. The result is that I wake up with every sound and am also up half the nights.

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My go-to sleep aid: online shopping and Insta scrolling. Sleepy purchases are therefore not strange to me. I buy the craziest things in the middle of the night. For example, I was seduced by an Insta advertisement of a sticker that you stick on your mobile against radiation. I immediately bought six for everyone around me, because who wants radiation?! They are still untouched in a box.

“I buy the craziest things in the middle of the night”

The worst part is that nine times out of ten I forget what I bought. Recently a new high chair was delivered. I really didn’t remember that he had paid at night. My score from last night? Christmas baubles, pajamas for the children and the new cookbook by Jet van Nieuwkerk…”

This article is in the Kek Mama Winter Book 2022.

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