Guest Napper #186: NapTime Ninja

So, both of my sons wanted to dress up as Indiana Jones this year for Halloween. Putting together the hat, utility shirt, brown pants, and even the satchel (which the 4yo calls his “man purse”) wasn’t too hard. I still need a whip, but since whips are verboten at preschool, I was spared having to…

Guest Napper #176: Ambiguous Mask of Sleep

It’s that time of year again, when the two-month Halloween holiday begins. Across the land, parents begin hearing the common refrain: For Halloween, I want to be…(fill in stupidly difficult costume here) I’ve been lucky. For the last few years, both of my kids have wanted to wear the same storm trooper costumes over and…

Scary Snooze!

So I hear there’s a wee rainstorm headed my way. Among my fears (because I’m your typical Nervous Nellie) are the concern that my kids will not get to trick or treat this year, and the suspicion that I’ll be losing my electricity for days, and won’t be able to post a Halloween Nap. Yes,…

Wishful Thinking

This is a scene that I fear will not be taking place around 8pm tonight. No, I don’t care overmuchly if my kids take a sandal to bed with them, but I am afraid that there will be no sleeping after the sugar rush that is due to take place in less than 12 hours….