It’s the final stretch of a long day. Bathtime, PJs, stories: check, check, check. And now you’re reaching for the light switch in your kid’s room. Finally — you get a blissful hour to yourself before you collapse into bed.
But then, that little person in the toddler bed pops up like a jack-in-the-box to let you know: There is a monster. There are weird shadows. She wants water. Or, he wants another story. And, of course, “I need to go potty!” one last time.