An Important Lesson

Today I was tired, so I took a nap.

I let the kids play their Nintendo DSi games, and I slept, for over an hour.

I was upstairs, with the door open, with a calico cat snuggled into the back of my legs. I could have heard them if there were any trouble.

There was no trouble.

They were happy, since DSI’s are usually not allowed during the school week.

I am rested.

I was tired, so I took a nap.

Don’t say I didn’t teach them anything today.

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9 Responses to An Important Lesson

  1. amber says:

    A little self-care. That’s what!


  2. Chris V. says:


  3. Kathy Sullivan says:

    The mark of a great writer…to convey something so important with so few words!

  4. Jamie says:

    We should ALL learn this lesson!!!!

  5. And BTW….thanks to my in-laws. Givers of DSis, and subsequently, naps.

  6. Amanda says:

    Good move!

    Hope your in-laws maintain the high standard of gift 😀

  7. Leah says:

    Good for you! Sometimes you need to do that in order to take care of yourself. I’ve also been known to drift off during a few episodes of Dora and Diego on Nick Jr.

  8. Carrie Link says:

    Teaching self care might be at the top of the list of things we need to teach our kids.

  9. kario says:

    Oh, the joy of a nap without guilt! Especially with a cat! Bless you.

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