Tag Archives: holiday

child asleep at table

Guest Napper #191: Serial Sleeper

Oh, you know I’ve got to have yet another pun up my sleeve! Speaking of sleeves, I’m thinking hers might be a little soggy. Is she actually giving her Cheerios the finger? In all cerealness…er…seriousness…I feel like this on so many mornings during the holidays. Just two weeks to New Year, folks, and then everyone …

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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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Lollygagging in the Laundry

Guest Napper #141: Lethargic Laundry

We’ve packed away the holiday decorations, but I’ve noticed there’s one other mountain of stuff that I’ve still got left over from December. The laundry. Oddly, it is almost entirely composed to children’s pajamas, which we appear to have been wearing non-stop for weeks. This little guy appears to feel similarly overwhelmed by the pile …

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Shhh! Don't tell the meal I'm down here!

Guest Napper #140: Sleep, Don’t Eat

It’s right about this time of December every year when my misbehavior catches up with me. Quite simply, I cannot eat another bite. Almost. Anyway, this little guy has slid underneath his parents’ kitchen table while they were putting his brother to bed, and he appears to be pretty much done with dinner. In any …

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