I have learned that kids know when you are overworked and underslept, and those are the days when they will absolutely refuse a nap. I have also learned that they will fake sleep for a few minutes in order to trick you. Then they will look up at you with a face that says “I did it!” After which, you get to be the asshole that tries to will them into a real nap. You should really just give in at that point. It is NOT worth it. You may have more practice at stubbornness; they have more will.
That’s it for Today in Nannying. Tune in soon for more thoughts and lessons.
2 thoughts on “Kids Know”
Ha. You’re learning quickly 🙂 Quicker than me, it seems. Oy.
I’m sure I’ll forget this by tomorrow. If at first you don’t succeed, cry cry again. … wait… no, that’s right.