Fact: The closer it gets to your toddler’s bedtime, the faster the excuses start flying – and they don’t usually stop at one. Oh no! These crafty little beings can’t dream up enough ways to delay sleep, showing no mercy to weary parents.
They may be little, they may be irresistibly cute, but tenacious tots sure do give it their all in the battle against sleepy time.
Here are some of our toddler’s favourite excuses at bedtime:
1. "My head won’t stop thinking"
In fairness, this happens to us all. But clever tots know that this tactic could yield a lovely bedside chinwag with Mummy as she attempts to calm the busy toddler mind.