Put Your Feet Up

My kid is just taunting me, here.  Okay – this is not his bed.  But it’s like he said “You have failed as a parent.  As other toddlers nap in their beds the world over, this afternoon, I will lie here.” I especially like the synchronized napping he’s got going on with bunny, in the…

Teenage Dream

I see the future. Weekday morning.  7 a.m.  William will STILL not be out of bed and he will be nearly late for school.  I will open the door and say “WILLIAM!  You are GOING to be LATE!” and he will cover his head with his pillow just like this and say “WHATEVER, MOM!” Bunny…

The Tedium of Sisyphus and Joshua

This shot represents a day when I felt we were making progress, because William conked out near his bed.  I can’t figure out how this arrangement happened, exactly. From the looks of it, I’d say he was reading Once Upon a Potty and working on his phonics with the alphabet apple.  But the utter boredom…

Like Banging Your Head Against…

The wall. Ever woken up with a headache and wondered if you slept funny? I had a cat once who would purposely snuggle her forehead up against the wall and go to sleep.  I thought it was weird. One day I watched William as he showed the quickly-evolving signs of the nap coming on.  He…