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Day 319: Naptime

I mentioned that everyone was tired from our weekend exploits all day on Sunday, and I have rarely needed naptime as much as I did on Monday. I didn't need a nap myself so much as I needed some alone time. I was feeling overwhelmed by a bunch of tedious little tasks I hadn't gotten around to, plus the typical Monday cleanup and organization our apartment sorely needs.

I'm so, so grateful that God made toddlers who need a mid-day siesta. I've heard legends of some kids #3's age giving up their naps, and I have to say, that's close to my worst nightmare. Sometimes we still make the big boys nap, though it's becoming more and more rare. Nap time is my saving grace.

On the 3 afternoons #2 has preschool, I can typically expect the maniac toddler to sleep until we need to pick up the big boys. Please don't get me wrong, I do love being home with the boys and spending our days together. I do. But I am a melancholic introvert and I need time to organize, recharge, pray and think. Mostly this happens during naptime. Thank. God. For. Naptime.

I've mentioned before that I love Instagram so much. Today these mugs popped up in my feed. The only thing I need less than another mug is another bag. Just as my husband. But how great are these? I really love that Punch Today in the Face one. It makes my heart flutter a little bit.


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