Do you nap? Do your kids nap? Do you think your kids are too old to nap?
Refreshment during the middle of the day is good for everyone – not just the babies in your home. Since my diagnosis with Lupus a year ago, I have taken this to heart. I tend to push myself to keep going, but in the end it seems like it always backfires on me. I end of barely making it to bedtime and honestly, my attitude and patience level decreases greatly.
So on the advice of my dear hubby, I began taking a small break in the afternoon. He has always been a big napper and I honestly thought it was rather lame! I mean, we had stuff to do, places to go, kids to manage! I didn’t have time to nap – or did I?
When I finally allowed my body to take a break in the afternoon when my toddler took his nap, I saw that I managed to actually get more done and in a better way. So as a mom, I declare – NAPS for all!
As summer is approaching and older kids will be home for the entire day, I think it is important to incorporate this nice ‘break’ into your day. It is good for everyone. [Read more…]