Why do we spend the first decade of our life ...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by gabrielle1976, May 9, 2009.

  1. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Fighting naps with every ounce of energy and every single brain cells worth of ingenuty . Only to spend the next 7 or 8 decades wishing we had more operunities to take a nap.
    My son never liked naps between about 1 year and 2 years old I had to hold him still and turn everything off for him to go to sleep at nap time. He hasnt nappped relibly scince then only when he is sick will he fall asleep.
    He is sooooo tired today I have had him laying down for 2 hours but he wont hold still , kicking his feet playing with his hat or teddy bear or Falling off the couch or haveing to go potty or needing a drink ect ect ect , he physiclly hasnt held still for more then a minute this intire time cause some little 4 year old part of him seems to know if he did he would be out like a light.
    WHats up with this .. I dont get it .. I wish I could take a nap every single day.
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    I gave up on naps with mine around 18 months. Now he is 33, never naps if not sick, although he does not usually get 8 hours of sleep, and stays active all day and evening. I nap nearly daily, and napped at least twice a week when I worked full time.

    I hear you.
     
  3. cat

    cat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    would love to stay and chat but I am off for a nap [​IMG]
     
  4. turney31

    turney31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have always put mine to nap right after their noon meal. You know eat ........get sleepy. It works!
     
  5. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Glad it worked for you....
     
  6. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah thanks for the tip , it never did work with him I tried that and just about everything else. He is one of those kids that gets more active and crazy when he is tired its like his nature to fight slowing down [​IMG]
     
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    rnoyster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just apply a small rap about the middle of the top of his head with a LARGE HAMMER!LOL! I have a grandson who is the same way with naps! I need one after having him for an hour!
     
  8. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

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    Hmm. Is it worse to have a teen that sleeps til noon?[​IMG]
    Though I can remember when my kids were little, it was go, go, go, all the time. At least I was younger!
     
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I'm lucky to get 4 hours of sleep a day.

    I'll probably die early.

    I did get a nice 1.5 hour nap today after I had cleaned chicken coops, shopped with dear wife and got my new spex.
     

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