Jack is 4. None of his friends are still napping. Logan is not quite 3. None of his friends are still napping. (In fact all of the kids we know stopped napping by 2 1/2 at the very latest.)
But thankfully, my boys go down like clockwork. Every weekday after school, we stay on the playground until almost 2 o'clock. I wash the boys up in the rec center bathroom and put them in the car. I hand them each 2 animal crackers and turn on Dan Zanes' Jamaica Farewell. I start driving towards home and my
Once home I transfer them to their beds where, if I'm very very lucky, they will stay until 4 o'clock. Usually one of them is up after an hour. And sometimes one of them will wake up as I transfer them and won't fall back asleep.
But they seem to need their naps...and so, so do I.
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Footnote #1: I totally jinxed myself writing this. Today Logan wouldn't go back to sleep after I moved him and Jack slept for less than an hour!
Footnote #2: Yes, I realize it's odd to post a Wordful Wednesday post on Tuesday but I lost all the photos I was planning for today's post. Hopefully, Scott can work his magic and recover them and I'll get today's post up tomorrow.