Power Naps Are My Heroes7:48 AM
Lately about halfway through Milo's nap time and an hour into my study/work time, my brain starts feeling foggy and I can tell I'm not retaining anything. If there's one thing I've learned, it's that I cannot function well without sleep or without food. All it takes is 15 minutes (somehow I always fall asleep fast when I'm not really supposed to, whereas at nighttime I'm a lifetime insomniac), no alarm (I'm a light sleeper- if I don't wake up on my own after 15-20 minutes, it's a good sign I was sleep deprived anyway and I'll wake up when Milo does! But surprisingly this doesn't happen too often.) and I'm good to go, productive again, and refreshed for the rest of the afternoon. Sundays are a different story. You better believe I will hold onto my long Sunday naps for as long as I possibly can, even if they make it hard to fall asleep Sunday night.
So take a power nap today. And every day. I used to at lunch when I worked full time and didn't have a babe, and I still do it now. Those little things are lifesavers!