Monday, December 14, 2015
Profile of an anti-napping baby
Name: Ben, aka Pookie
Age: Two months old
Likes: Eating, baths and not napping
Hobbies: Staring at faces, ceiling lights and items with contrast; figuring out he has hands; not napping
Most likely to be found... Not napping
Favorite saying: You snooze, you lose.
Favorite song: "Don't Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go 'Cause I'm Not Sleeping"
Favorite movie: Eyes Not Wide Shut
Favorite book: The Awakening, by Kate Chopin
Favorite poem: "Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost. (See: "Miles to go before I sleep.")
Favorite city: New York, aka the city that never sleeps
Life goals: Score Guinness World Record for Most Non-Napping Baby
Most recent accomplishments: Staying mostly awake for six hours, with just two ten-minute naps; starting a change.org petition to ban naps
Mom says: "OMG! I CAN'T KEEP DRIVING AROUND IN OUR MINIVAN SO HE WILL FALL ASLEEP! WHY DOESN'T HE NAP? HELP. ME."
Ben says: "Cooooooo! Goo!"