Best Summer Ever: Day 4
Take a weekend nap
If you're in the Sandman's good books, the entire family may be able to journey to Napville together.
If you're not, you'll have to travel separately.
Either way, make sure everyone gets a turn catching up on their zzzzz's.
You don't want to set up an in-house battle between the sleep haves and the sleep have-nots.
CanadianFamily.ca: I Need a Nap, Too: Need a nap even more than your kids do? That makes you a perfectly normal parent.
Best Health: 19 Reasons to Take a Nap: Here's ammunition to help you make the case that you don't just want a nap. You need one.
Irritable? Take a Nap: This will help you to convince family members that they really want you to take a nap (e.g., there's nothing they want more).
Naps and Toddlers: Does your toddler still need a nap or is he -- yikes -- getting ready to give it up?
My Newborn Won't Nap: Strategies to help your baby to discover that naps are not the enemy.
Photo Credit: Ann Douglas, 2009.