Blog Archives for category Sleeping & Napping

A sleeping bug is a quiet bug. 


Look what I almost stepped on when going upstairs to bed!! 

She hasn’t done this in forever. When we asked her about it in the morning she said she heard a noise and wanted Daddy…but obviously not badly enough to come downstairs. :)


A rare event: napping Katie

We knew the kids would be up late so we asked them to rest and/or take a nap. Both whined. Both slept. Ha! Owen only napped for maybe 30 minutes but Katie slept for about two hours!


Still loving her buff…


Hot mess hair solution

Katie’s hair is always a hot mess in the morning—a complete rat’s nest of snarls and knots. We’ve tried silk pillowcases and leave-in conditioner and neither worked. A few months ago I tried to get her to use a buff like I use (when I straighten my hair) and she hated it. But we tried it again since she really hates me brushing out her knots (I’m as gentle as I can be and I use detangler but it’s still awful). And now she loves it. And damn she’s cute. 


A tired trip home

After the early morning and walking to the museum and around the museum and back to the car and a little Pokémoning, this happened on the way home.

She was fighting it.

And then this happened.

Uncle Rob wasn’t fighting it. But look at my little happy and wide-awake photo bomber!! :D


We let the kids stay up for a bit after the excitement of the evening…

And then this happened. :)


The stinker actually took a nap!

Katie was being a bit of a stinker so I sent her to her room. I told her she didn’t have to take a nap and I’d check on her in a bit. I went up about 20 minutes later and found this—she had turned on her sound machine, her nightlight, and crawled into bed. :)


Our only napper. 


Four years ago: a sleepy Katie


Bedtime in the basement

Since Filipeks needed the upstairs bedrooms, the kids came down to sleep with us—we were going to try putting each on a couch but opted for the more-familiar aerobed. 


Someone really needed this.

Unfortunately, she did NOT want to get up…and it took us about 20 minutes to wake her up.


When snuggles turn into naps. 

Mama, I want to snuggle with you.

Those are magic words for me and I’ll pretty much drop whatever I’m doing because I rarely get Katie snuggles these days. So it happened today. And then this happened.


Sometimes she naps. 

She was watching a movie and cuddling with me when I realized she was much more still than normal. :)

Unfortunately I had to wake her up so we could go pick up Owen from baseball camp. :(

New panda jammies


And I wanted to try and contain her hair at night so it wouldn’t be a tangled mess in the morning…so gave her a buff like I sometimes wear. It didn’t last. 


We wore her out today!

We ran a bunch of errands today and this happened on the way home about 12:30. So I sat in the car with her and read. :)


Sleeping Cutie

Of course she did NOT want to take a nap but then this happened. 


A mouse, a mermaid, and a B. 


That’s some serious bed head. 

Sleeping Beauties

Tom came home feeling icky, Katie wanted to cuddle, and then this happened.