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Guest Napper #174: Stand! Sleep! Stand!

Depending on where you live, you’re a couple of weeks or a few days into a new back-to-school schedule. I’m all for enriching, engaging activities for the kids. I really am. There’s just ONE drawback. Early wake-up. Not even the exciting rainbow shoes could keep this girl moving. Whether your wee one is off to …

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Guest Napper #170: Smelly Snooze

We all know that one of the drawbacks to the start of school is the difficulty of getting out the door in the  morning. Perhaps this guy knows better than anyone. Okay, well, maybe he’s too young for school. Sometimes those busy Fall schedules can be kind of stinky, though. Especially if you decide to …

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Sleeping By Surprise

Sometimes, of an afternoon, I let the boys have their lunch on a tray in the basement while they watch a movie. They call this “picnic” and it’s good, clean fun. Apparently, it’s also very tiring…at least for Cormac. William has eaten half of his sandwich, but Cormac didn’t even make it to the cherry …

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Mocking Mom

Before I had children, I just knew they’d have perfect manners.  Now I see the mockery they have made of my parenting dreams.  No food on the floor? Laughable. Pick up your toys? Comical. No shoes on the couch? And then there’s his brother, who only sleeps on floors and ottomans…where your feet are SUPPOSED …

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