Parents both love and fear their children’s bedtime. They love it because it can be a sweet time to connect with their children before the little ones close their eyes and it gives mom and dad their first real break from the parenting grind that they’ve been at since the first rays of dawn pierced the nursery window (despite their best efforts to turn that room into a pitch black sanctuary of darkness). But most nights, it’s a battle to get the kids to march off to the lad of nod. Children hate bedtime and they have remarkably sophisticated strategies to delay and obstruct the moment when they actually go to sleep. If you’re in the middle of nighty night fights, then you’ll appreciate all 34 of these memes that prove the bedtime battle is universally real.

34 LOL Memes For Any Parent Waging Those “Get Your Tiny Butt In Bed” Fights

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Tara is a mom, instructional designer, author, cat lover, and collector of funny pictures on the Internet.