Hey Girl, Let’s Take a Nap

A single, child-free friend of mine once remarked that she would go insane living in my house, because I appear to have constant couch cushion chaos.  I refrained from pointing out that I have already gone insane. This picture provides no real clues to how William ended up sleeping under the toy box, but it…

What happened here?

I really sat sort of speechless in front of this photo for a few minutes and thought, “What, exactly, happened here?” It looks as if my five-year-old was playing a two-player Xbox game, when he was suddenly buried under an ottoman and a toy box.  And then…he got tired and fell asleep? How does a…

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…

Guest Napper #49 – Puppet Party

This week, I was talking with some friends about their sons’ obsessions with things like trains and firetrucks. When I asked one of these firemen-obsessed boys if he’d like to be a fireman when he grows up, he thoughtfully informed me, “I don’t know. I can be lots of things.” Serves me right for asking…