Bedtime Excuses

Zaffron has begun giving reasons why it isn’t time to go to

Zaffy's hair is actually soft and curly.

Zaffy's hair is actually soft and curly.

sleep at night. The other night, I tucked her in and was holding her hand when she said, “Ow, yesterday I bumped my elbow. I need ice.”

“No, Zaff. You don’t need ice. Go to sleep.”

“But I have a headache.. I need medicine. My stomach hurts.”

“No medicine. Close your eyes.”

“Mommy, I need a drink of water… just a little one.”

“Zaffron.” (My warning tone.)

She turned over and snuggled in. A couple of seconds went by when suddenly, she started patting her head. “Mommy,” she said, “My hair is rough.” She sat up in bed. “It’s too rough to go to sleep!!”

Whatchya thinkin stinkin?

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