The Nap Trap

Every time C takes a nap in the afternoon, I never know how long he’s going to sleep.  The first things I get done are the essentials – pumping, washing bottles, laundry.  If he’s still sleeping, I check my email, Twitter, Facebook.  If he’s still sleeping, I start to think about the things I need to do that take more time – work, cleaning the counter, filing the stack of papers on the desk.  By the time I get to that point, I’m always afraid to get started on those projects.  I think he’ll wake up as soon as I begin.

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