Somehow, every kid naturally has the instincts of a high-priced attorney when it comes to negotiating at bedtime.
I’m just glad my kids are now adults…well, at least legally. Mentally…that’s a whole different conversation.
According to a new survey, the average parents with young kids spend 34 minutes a night on the bedtime process, which adds up to almost nine full days a year.
The average kid uses THREE excuses every night to try to drag out bedtime.
Here are the 10 most popular excuses:
- I’m not tired
- I’m hungry
- I need to use the potty
- I’m thirsty
- I want another story
- I’m too hot or cold
- I finally want to tell you about my day
- I want a kiss from the other parent
- I need a specific toy
- I want to cuddle