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Thursday, February 01, 2007

Parenting Observations

1. "Catching up on sleep," "Going to bed early," and "Sleeping late" are all myths.
If the neighbors don't start their pulsing music to interrupt one of these activities, your child will interrupt this foolish behavior. Why on earth would any child want a sane and well rested parent, after all!?*

2. If most of your child's jammies are in the hamper (due to assorted breakfast embellishments), expect a night time accident. If you have been so foolish that day as to change the sheets for no reason, you are seriously asking for trouble. Bonus points if it is cold and you are in the habit of layering jammies. Heaven forbid we have a backup pair on hand. ("Yes, I know these are day clothes, but trust me, you can -and will- sleep in them.")

(*Mild exaggeration for effect, since we do get a reasonable amount of sleep most of the time.)


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