Nap Time For All


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…]

Ten Minute Tuesday 3/15


Welcome to Ten Minute Tuesday, a feature here every week where I share a music video to encourage you.  Today’s song was one that I fell in love with months ago, but considering the epic disaster in Japan I felt it really touching my heart.    Hold Us Together by Matt Maher says it all, what truly holds us together ……..  I hope it gives you just the words that you needed to hear today. Take a few minutes, get a cup of tea and sit down while you listen to the words life your spirit. [Read more…]