“Sometimes the only time I truly got to spend with my kids was when I was napping while being a rotating shift worker.
Switching shifts every week was grueling and when I had to work overnights I did everything I could to hang out with the family during the evening hours.
Sometimes my sleep schedule didn’t go well and I’d end up napping after dinner. This was one of those times.
My son wanted to snuggle with me but he knew he had to keep quiet and didn’t want to sleep; what kid does at 5 PM?
My wife took this photo and I still think about this moment a lot, especially now that I no longer work rotating shifts. Much better work-life balance.”
– Greg Heavener
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