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Cara Mama - Best Naps of All

Cara Mama,

I like it best when you hold me for my naps. I know you tried to put me down in the crib 2 or 3 times, but I'm glad you kept holding me when you realized I started to wake up. I really love napping in your arms. I don't know what else you have to do that's more important than that.

Plus, I don't mind if you read while you hold me. Doesn't holding me for an hour or more give you a nice time to relax and read? And I get a nice, warm, comfy nap! And daddy gets time to himself! Everyone is happy.

tua bambina,


OneTiredEma said…
I used to hold Miss M for her third nap every day for months. I watched the first four seasons of Gilmore Girls on ABC Family.

I was kinda sad when she gave that nap up.
ImpostorMom said…
I guess that is one way to look at it. I never seem to have a book handy when those moments strike though.
Cara said…
Napping baby in arms is the most blissful thing in the world. I often knit while Sabine sleeps in her boppy in my lap, and watch BBCAmerica or Buffy.

And although I think reading Jane Eyre helps with The Eyre Affair,I don't think it would be absolutely neccessary. Maybe read a synopsis first, just so you understand the plot.
Cara said…
A synopsis of Jane Eyre, that is.
caramama said…
cara: You've convinced me. I'll read Jane Eyre and then The Eyre Affair in the next few months. Thanks for the recommendations.

And, I LOVE Buffy. What a great show. Speaking of great writers, Joss Whedon is amazing, and I love his shows.
caramama said…
onetiredema: We had a surprise 3rd nap today. She woke up as soon as I put her in the crib for her first nap today, slept for less than 30 minutes for her second, and then fell asleep nursing before dinner. I just held her and was happy she was getting sleep.

ImpostorMom: This is why I always keep a book handy! Or the TV remote. ;-)
Becoming Mommy said…
Oooo...Buffy. That show was so great!
I've found the secret to getting a good nap without lots of fussing...the futon. We both lay down for a while during a nursing. That way when he konks out I just get up and let him sleep while I work on the PC.
I'm jealous of all you who can have books around your baby that aren't made of tear-resistant materials.
nutmeg96 said…
We just watched the Masterpiece Theatre Jane Eyre the past two Sundays and it was great! You should check it out if you haven't seen it.

Also, I'd like the ability to stop time as my superpower.

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