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Friday, February 21, 2003
# 11:52:00 PM:

The struggle

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There is a point in each young child's life, often around age three, where he or she gives up having a nap during the day. Before that point, he or she might nap, but will then stay up insanely late, filled with the unequalled energy of a toddler, until 10:00 or 10:30 or 11:00 at night. Preventing that nap becomes a quest, perhaps an obsession, for the parents.

For two days, we were successful. Today we were not. Success is fleeting.


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