I had visions of a popcorn-filled kitchen, so I got up.
More than our other two boys, Benjamin is really into his stuffies and makes them talk to each other and to us. He also is very particular about bringing multiple stuffed animals into our bed so that he can distribute them between us.
(When Steven read this comic, he laughed and said, “That’s a good one, mom.”)
We have a system where our boys get one ticket for sleeping in past seven (or remaining quietly in their beds until seven) and two tickets for sleeping in past eight, or being the last one up (past seven).
Matthew ran out three times within five minutes and collapsed in tears when I told him he was “up.”