My oldest daughter turns 10 on New Year’s Day. Since double digits are a big deal, she is begging to stay up until midnight on New Year’s Eve. However, she has always been the type of kid who is a wild-eyed crazy person when she doesn’t get enough sleep. She also has a birthday party the next day at 1 pm, and I doubt her friends want to be around a sleep-deprived tween.
So we compromised and said that she, and her little sister, had to go to bed at the regular time, but that we would wake them up before midnight so they could watch the ball drop with us. She agreed.
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