“And on, I’m alive, I’m alive, I’m alive
And on, I can fly, I can fly, I can fly
And on, I’m alive, I’m alive, I’m alive
And I’m loving every second
Minute, hour, bigger, better, stronger, power”
– That Power by Justin Bieber and Will.I.Am
Any other toddler mommies find themselves counting down the minutes until naptime every now and then, especially on these famously hot summer days?
Eloise has never been the best napper, but at 22 months, she’s settled into a routine of laying down for at least an hour of rest/quiet time post lunch (thank goodness 🙏🏻). While I usually have a list of items to accomplish (emails to answer, chores to do, meals to prep) I try to take a few minutes to savor the quiet as well (perhaps watching a few minutes of a DVRd show, reading an article or scrolling my Insta feed).
Here is a list of tips to maximize nap time from Today Show Parenting. How do you make the most of the magical, quiet hour?