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Guest Napper #167: Lazy River

‘Tis the season for pools and sprinklers and tubing.  What can be better than spending your day floating down the river with a cooler full of beverages? Or, if you can’t actually tube on the river, you can always get in one of those rinky dink “rivers” at the water parks. They’re not very exciting, …

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Child in hamper

Guest Napper #160: Dirty Laundry

This weekend, my kids broke their pop-up hamper. How? Walking around with it on their heads. Why do children like to put hampers on their heads? In the words of the venerable Dr. Seuss, “I do not know, go ask your Pop!” Just don’t ask the poor pop-up hamper. In fact, be very quiet and …

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child asleep in baby swing

Guest Napper #155: Swingerzzz

As the tulips grace the gardens of the mid-atlantic, I begin to dream of summer evenings, sitting on the porch swing. Soft breezes. Crickets. Babies…in bed. No, wait. Babies IN BED. And I said PORCH SWING! Those Fisher Price swings were pretty magical for my kids, but someone should tell this child that the motor …

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How about some cruising for Spring Break?

Guest Napper #153: Cruisin’ for a Snoozin’

It’s no secret to anyone in the D.C. area that we live in one of the most congested traffic situations in the country. I don’t know how many hours a day I spend in my car, but I sure wish I could double that time-suck up with a nap sometimes. Of course, you can’t nap …

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