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Children try very hard to stay up past their bedtime. The main reason is that they believe that they will be missing something after they go to sleep. They will come up with any reason imaginable to delay going to sleep and their parents and guardians have to weed through the multiple stall tactics that children attempt to use every night at bedtime. Their reasons for staying up late go from the basic excuses that have been used over and over again to the unique ones that make us wonder where they got them from and even make us laugh at times. There are ten top reasons that kids try to use as an excuse to stay out of bed.
The main reason children use to stay up longer is that they are thirsty. Other reasons they try to use are: we did not read a book (after quite a few books have been read), they need to go to the bathroom, they are hungry, and why do they have to sleep while we get to stay up? The list continues with one of their body parts hurting, they are scared, asking obscure questions like “Why do tigers have stripes?”, they are either too cold or too hot, and that they heard a noise. Children also come up with very creative and strange reasons to avoid going to bed.