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How to Set a Nap-Time Routine

Rubbing eyes? Time for a nap. Credit: jamiesdesigns, Flickr
Figuring out your baby needs more sleep can be a humiliating experience, as anyone with a screaming child in the grocery store or on an airplane can attest. Coming up with a nap time rou...

DailyDish: Sleep when baby sleeps

Sleep when your new baby sleeps, even if it's only for a few minutes at a time....

Do you nap on vacation?

I've had a bit of a cold or something the whole time we've been up here by Lake Tahoe and yesterday, it kinda caught up with me. We put the kids down for a nap and I decided to lie down for just a bit. I told Rachel I was only going to rest for half ...

Take care of yourself

I know, I know, I know--we've heard it all before. Take care of yourself. Do something nice for yourself. think about you for a change. As parents we are constantly reminded of these suggestions, but do any of us ever really take them seriously? I ...

Friday's a drag

Normally, people like Fridays. For those with a Monday-to-Friday work week, it signals the end of the time period where we've sold our days to our employer, freeing us for more pleasurable pursuits. A full five days of work can take a lot out of you ...

Our first day apart

Oh, I know it sounds so dramatic, but yesterday was indeed my first day apart from my son--and his from me. Apparently we both did better than I thought we would, but it wasn't easy. I suspect that it will never be easy to separate. After all this...

Off to daycare

Today, Wednesday, is the last day I get to spend with my baby before he goes off to daycare. Tomorrow and Friday I'll be at work and Daddy will watch him. We'll have the weekend as a threesome. Then, bright and early Monday morning we'll start our n...

Afternoon naps harmful for children?

Researchers who apparently have nothing better to do have been studying the napping habits of children and have declared that the afternoon snooze can be harmful to them. One study involved 27 pre-school children and some puzzles. Researchers found t...

Relief for parents: machine gives 8 hours sleep in just 2

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has nothing to do with teenage boys, flashlights, and picturesque magazines. It's actually a means of sending "harmless magnetic signals through the scalp and skull and into the brain." Okay, so what's the poin...

Blogging Baby Sleepover for Sunday, March 25, 2007

Here it is, Sunday yet again. I'm not sure why, but Sunday afternoons are often a lazy time around here. The kids are finally down for a nap (after much wailing and gnashing of teeth) and I get to settle in and hitchhike my way down the information s...

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