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Your Guide To Surviving (And Enjoying) Life As A SAHM

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Keep Nap Time Sacred
Repeat after me: do not negotiate naps. Overtired kids are cranky, and moms who don't have a moment's peace are more likely to snap. Naptime is good for everyone. Use it do get something done that's hard to do with little ones under foot, or just rest and rejuvenate. 

Once your kids have outgrown naps, introduce the idea of quiet time. They don't have to sleep (they can read or play quietly), but they do have to stay in their room.