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kid asleep on deck

Dreams of the Deck

I really thought this would never happen again.  My oldest (our original napper!) is getting so big and hardly ever takes a strange nap (or any nap) anymore.  That’s why this one was such a sweet surprise. It does look like he was strolling across the threshold with his juice and just went splat.  That’s …

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child asleep on deck planks

Ding, Dong, the Deck’s a Bed

Contrary to what this photo would suggest, I do not encourage my children to sunbathe.  I also do not lock them on the deck in their pajamas and force them to take outdoor naps.  Behind giant flowerpots. It seems that, following in his brother’s footsteps, my four-year-old couldn’t resist the siren song of the sauna-like …

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The rustic life has appeal…

    As the weather improved, outdoor napping became a new and tantalizing option.