That toddlers get more anxious and stressed when tired is a given. But what about the older ones? Lack of sleep affects us all, and in a family with a lot of siblings, it can be even harder coaxing little ones to sleep. Goodnight Everyone by one of my favorite authors Chris Haughton tells the story of what happens when Little Bear wants so stay up and play, but everyone else is sleeeeepy. Adorable as ever.
Sleep is good. If you need any more convincing, just look at this.
(Amazing top picture courtesy of Stephanie Jonas, owner of Citizen Beach Apparel)