Bedtime was a bit rough tonight. Liam and Ray ended up going for a late and long afternoon nap today. Liam is battling a bit of a cold and Ray is still recovering from being sick for a month. It did them both good, but made for a prolonged and difficult bedtime.
There was crying and fussing. Before and after being put to bed. Finally Liam was in bed, Xander had his stories and was also put to bed.
Peace. For a moment.
Then Xander calls downstairs about brushing his teeth (they had been brushed, just for the record) and was told to go back to bed.
He went. We were just about to start watching The Big Bang Theory, when the telephone rang, resulting in a 10 minute conversation with Ray's folks. Ray gets off the phone, Liam starts crying a bit again, Ray's hand is hovering to start the TV show again and we hear Xander coming down the stairs with....
"Dad, I can't sleep. I have a hangnail!"
(I kid you not.)
I was no help, because I threw my head back and laughed at the absurdity of it.
Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! Don't laugh too hard. The kids are sleeping!