For people who can fall asleep nearly anywhere (in any position, at any time of day, while doing anything), children sure can be impossible to put to sleep. They’re like little dozing narcoleptics who also have terrible insomnia. To say this is frustrating for parents is like saying the sun is a bit toasty.
Sure there’s “sleep walking,” and then there’s what a lot of babies and kids do: life-napping.
These 20 animated clips make it pretty obvious that kids are the absolute best at dozing off (as long as it’s not between the hours of bedtime to dawn).
Why wake up fully when you can have breakfast like a champion. A Champion of snoozing.
source: YouTube / bobaepapa
If you can nap-eat, you can nap-drink. (Watch out for that straw though, ahhh!)
Bouncing is rather fun, but it can sure wipe you out.
Inner peace can bring outer sleep.
Can I get an Ame-AHHHH!
Kids don’t even bother with finishing eating before heading straight into a food coma.
Why waste your your chance for some extra Zs just for a snack? Pffft. Snack time is nap time.
Sleep Hanging Out
Sitting on the coach can crash out. Good thing the fall is soft.
If you sleep enough on a trip, it’s like you blinked and just teleported there.
Sleep Train Riding
You can even catch a ride on Sleepytime Express.
♫The driver on the car goes snore snore snore, snore snore snore…
You can even hit the snooze button when you hit the slopes!
source: YouTube / SweepyRhino
But there’s also work that needs doing, and anything worth doing, is worth doing asleep. Apparently.
The family dog gives here a little wake-up bark so she doesn’t hibernate through all her screen time.
All that random sleeping can really work up an appetite. But still, why bother with that pesky “being awake” thing.
source: The LAD Bible
You made it through dinner asleep, why stop now.
This cat’s not exactly thrilled to be a pillow, but it’s her own fault for being so soft and fluffy.
Nintendo? More like Ninten-doze.
source: YouTube / cleezyanajones
Being awake just really isn’t a requirement for having a good ol’ laugh.
After a long day of sleeping, you can get really pooped out. Get it??? Sorry I’ll stop.
Proof positive that kids and babies are pretty much lunatics when it comes to going to sleep, or staying awake.
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