While I love the idea that Spring is right around the corner, I am not a fan of having to "spring forward" every year.

I have no problem saying it; I hate Daylight Saving Time.

That day, when we have to set our clocks ahead, is my LEAST FAVORITE DAY OF THE YEAR! (even tax day is better in my opinion, if you can believe it!)

And it just so happens, it's happening next week!

This year, Daylight Saving Time runs from 2AM, Sunday March 8th, to 2AM Sunday November 1st.

So we get to lose an hour of sleep to gain an hour of sunlight.


Now I can feel extra sleepy and look extra squinty, all at the same time; Multitasking at it's finest.

The only redeeming quality associated with this tradition is that it does give us two convenient times a year (and by times I mean days, because who would actually check this at 2 o'clock in the morning?!) to test the batteries in our smoke detectors. I'll concede that that is a good and useful thing.

But the rest of it is the pits.

Your sleep schedule gets messed up. And if you're a parent or pet owner, you get the added double whammy of having the sleeping and eating schedules of your tiny ankle-biters get thrown out of whack, too.

It is because people are predictably cranky that day, that I'm going to start a petition (okay, I'm not starting an actual petition because that would take effort and I'm too tired just thinking about how tired I will be on the day we spring forward) to make the day after Daylight Saving Time a National Holiday dedicated to napping.

Who's with me?!


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