Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg used his engineering skills to build a
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg used his engineering skills to build a “sleep box” for his wife Priscilla Chan.

(CNN)Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are experiencing the joys of parenting — including sleep deprivation.

“Being a mom is hard, and since we’ve had kids Priscilla has had a hard time sleeping through the night,” the Facebook founder and CEO wrote Sunday in an Instagram post. The couple have two young girls.

“She’ll wake up and check the time on her phone to see if the kids might wake up soon, but then knowing the time stresses her out and she can’t fall back asleep.”

To help Chan get more shuteye, Zuckerberg used his engineering knowledge to devise a “sleep box.”

Being a mom is hard, and since we’ve had kids Priscilla has had a hard time sleeping through the night. She’ll wake up and check the time on her phone to see if the kids might wake up soon, but then knowing the time stresses her out and she can’t fall back asleep. So I worked on building her what I call the “sleep box”. It sits on her nightstand, and between the hours of 6-7am it emits a very faint light — visible enough that if she sees it she’ll know it’s an okay time for one of us to get the kids, but faint enough that the…

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