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I'd settle for a Hallelujah

"God loves a lullaby in a mother's tears in the dead of night, better than a Hallelujah sometimes.." - Amy Grant

I remember when a friend half-jokingly reminded me of this lyric when I was having long nights with Emma in the early days. 

Well, those days are back courtesy of my currently least favorite 6 letter word Eczema (my formerly least favorite 6 letter word was of course Monday). 

I have a suspicion that Emma really understands and appreciates the benefits of sleep.  We've had some great nights when she hasn't been struggling with stomach issues or itchy skin issues.  But recently we've had some terrible nights due to the latter.  I feel like a bit of a wimp because I know that it could be worse and that mothers around the world go through difficult seasons with their kids, but after being up from 11pm to 1:30am last night with Emma and then attempting to settle my mind into sleep, I started mentally composing this blog entry. 

I have had the opport…