Archive for the nap time Tag

DO NOT PANIC!!! It’s Just Another Explosion of Parental STUPIDITY

Oh, if only I had a nickel for every time I told myself not to panic!   My inept parenting skills get me into plenty of dire situations but this time could be the worst yet:  I COMBINED MY INEPT PARENTING SKILLS WITH A REASONABLE SUGGESTION FROM MY HUSBAND! NEVER, never try this. . .it’s like fire and gasoline. .
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When Nighttime Becomes A (Potential) Nightmare

I’ll admit it.  I never heard of something called “sleep regression” until I saw a few other Mothers Tweeting about it recently. That can’t be right, can it?  I thought a little smugly to myself. There’s no such thing as sleep regression. Maybe that’s just something people say when they can’t effectively get their kid to sleep? I hadn’t read
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When A Nap Is Not Just A Nap. . .

I’m feeling all twitchy and nervous. Seems my little darling elected to skip his nap today.  What un-nerves me the most about this afternoon? The fact that Mac seems to have made a conscious decision not to nap. He went to the stairs with his wubbies at the typical time, like he wanted a nap.  We went upstairs and I
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Newsflash: Toddler’s Are Not Exactly Flexible

I really want to raise a well-adjusted, creative, spontaneous, mild-mannered kid.  And up until last week, I thought I was doing a relatively competent job. But then we went to that birthday party.  And his nap time got a little wonky. And it turns out, he’s not that happy about it. And neither am I. I would have never guessed
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