Is It Nap Time Yet?

Wednesday--Sure we all like more daylight hours during spring/summer afternoons and evenings with Daylight Saving Time, but at what cost? ...more

Late to bed, early to rise

It’s 5:30 a.m. and I make the first of many dreaded trips into my son’s bedroom. He has two alarm clocks in addition to my pleading, cajoling, and threatening to help him drag himself out of bed on school mornings. Why 5:30? Because through the actions of the Okaloosa County School Board his first bell rings at 7 a.m. so he has to leave the house no later than 6:30 a.m. Read the rest at If Mom Says OK. ...more

Still not sleeping...

Me, that is. Not my ten month old son, Caspar.. I'm one of those annoying mothers whose child sleeps through, eats anything I give him, cries only to let me know his nap is over, and fills his nappy at the same time each morning. That's not to say there haven't been a few hiccups along the way. The week after his first two vaccinations were awful. The week after surgery was horrible. And he has a tendency to shit twice on any day that I'm not the one who changes that first nappy. He must know it's my job. ...more


Brains! Brains! (They're coming to get you, Barbara...) ...more