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Bedtime excuses are common in kids of all ages, and can lead to much frustration for parents. There are several ways to handle bedtime excuses and avoid the extra stress that comes along with putting energetic kids to sleep.
We’ve all been there – arguing with the kids over bedtime, and if we’re honest, often secretly smiling at the outrageous and inventive excuses they will use, to avoid going to sleep! We asked our Mykidstime parents for some of the excuses they have been given, so here’s the best 50 excuses ...
Bedtime excuse Nr. 67 “My 21 months old has learnt that if she says ‘bum’ and nods when asked if she had done a poo she will get a free trip into the front room.” That’s Sarah’s little person.
“I’m afraid of the dark.” And so it goes most ever night with my 5 year old. She has been afraid of the dark now for some time. Plus, this is just one of the many bedtime excuses she uses. Still we have tried pretty much everything. This Includes traditional night lights to light up pillow pets to glow in the dark stars to even Boon Glo Nightlight with Portable Balls.
In their dimly-lit rooms, they would brainstorm the most innovative and funniest excuses to dodge sleep time. I asked around, spoke to a few couples about the funniest bedtime excuses they’ve heard from their tots. If you too have gone through bedtime argument with your kids, you must have heard one or more of these:
Your child has a good understanding of bedtime excuses and shows real potential to improve. With some time and practice your child will have no issues reaching the next level and delaying bedtime in a more consistent manner.
“I have to go potty” is the go-to excuse for toddlers looking for something to do when they wake up, whether it’s genuine or not. Today, I’ll give you some tips to help you deal with this scenario in a way that is respectful of your child’s needs and will keep frivolous bathroom requests from popping up multiple times a night.
Bedtime antics and coming up with excuses is a discipline issue amongst toddlers. So, make sure that your toddler has had a healthy snack, drank their glass of water, visited the bathroom, and cuddled all their toys before getting into their bed.