Guest Napper #159: Black Swan Dive

I have two boys, but even I cannot fail to notice IT IS DANCE RECITAL SEASON, MY PEOPLE! My own lovely nieces just performed in a dance recital and every other friend I have on Facebook is posting tutus galore. What none of my well-meaning friends realize is that they are giving me PTSD (Post…

Guest Napper #158: Crib Notezzz

This is the time of year when those of us who are college teachers begin to wonder why we bother. Personally, I teach at night. You know what I’m seeing a lot of lately? At least my students have access to caffeine. Something tells me this little dude is free of such helpful pick-me-ups. He’s…

Guest Napper #155: Swingerzzz

As the tulips grace the gardens of the mid-atlantic, I begin to dream of summer evenings, sitting on the porch swing. Soft breezes. Crickets. Babies…in bed. No, wait. Babies IN BED. And I said PORCH SWING! Those Fisher Price swings were pretty magical for my kids, but someone should tell this child that the motor…

Guest Napper #154: Checked Out

When I saw this cart nap, I had one thought: I hope she doesn’t need to get an economy-sized raft of toilet paper. Come to think of it, this is a great way to avoid spending too much. What can she possibly fit in here? We should all borrow a napping child when we go…