Whose idea was it to have a baby? I mean seriously. What was I thinking? Most days I'm happy to have Lil' General in my life but then there are days like today when he drives me nuts, up the wall call it whatever you like.

Till he was 11 months old, he took about 3 naps during the day each spanning between 1 hour and 2 hours. This gradually gave way to 2 naps each spanning between 2 and 3 hours until yesterday and I hope that continues. He naps between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. and again in the afternoon from 2:00 p.m. and 4 p.m. There ought to be something externally disturbing that will not put him to sleep. Else it is a pretty much fixed routine - sleep time, happy play time, feed time followed by nap time.

I've no idea what got him so excited this morning that he has been 10 times more active than he usually which by itself is a handful. Climbing over the sofas, turning on the TV, pulling down the curtains, scattering his toys around the living room, pulling his neatly folded clothes from the closet, jumping on the tummy of his very tired mommy, tasting garam masala in the kitchen and rolling the utensils - there is never a moment of rest and at times I just feel like jumping out of the window. Imagine staying up matching his energy levels without a break from 7:00 a.m. Thank GOG..he is asleep now and that interferes with his park time. Anyways so long he gets rest he will wake up charged and not cranky which means a good happy evening lies ahead of us. Time to recharge myself. Over and out!