Category Archives: Napping

Guest Napper #189: Freefalling Footies

child asleep in footies

‘Tis the season for tots to warm the cockles of our hearts with their adorable footies and their vigils for Santa. Who can resist the determination of the wee ones to stay up late, peeking out the window and watching for Santa? On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…an awkward …

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Welcome, and Have a Nap!

If you’re landing at Naps Happen for the first time, the sheer number of dreamy snoozes in here can get overwhelming. You can just scroll down and start clicking, or you can sample a few of my favorites to get started. Naps on the deck! Naps in contorted positions! Naps that seem like they couldn’t …

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child asleep on deck

Guest Napper #188: Sleepy Sketching

Today we had a high of 66 degrees, which is warm in November, even for Virginia. I guess it put me in the mood for this summer retrospective I received from Maria. My kid came home from school today with a piece of art based on Mondrian, but I think this young artist has a …

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child naps in strange position

Guest Napper #666. I mean #187.

Okay, okay. I know what you’re thinking. It’s a week too late for Exorcist Nap, Alicia. First and foremost, I want to assure you that I know the parents of this baby and he has grown into a fine young ‘un. Whether or not he is still in the running for contortionist at the circus …

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