Toddler Does Face Plants in Crib to Avoid Falling Asleep (VIDEO)

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Most of us will never quite understand why toddlers seem to hate taking naps the way they do, but refusing to go to sleep is definitely a trend that doesn't appear to be going away anytime soon. (If only they knew how luxurious and wonderful sleep is ...)

However, I guess some kids will go to greater lengths than others to fight falling asleep at all costs. Like the toddler who was caught on video doing face plants in his crib over and over again.

Yes, face plants.

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Little Jude's parents invested in one of those fancy video baby monitors, and when they watched the footage of their child during nap time, this is what they saw.


LMAO! Um, how hysterical is this clip? I laughed right along with those parents through the whole thing, and I can only imagine what a huge kick they get out of turning that video monitor on every day. I mean, I'm sure they want their son to take a nap just like every other mom and dad in the world, but you have to admit -- this is kid comedy at its best.

I can remember my son talking to himself and singing in order to avoid taking his nap, but after seeing this kid's tactics, I'm almost disappointed I didn't own a video monitor back then. It sure would've been fun to see if he was resorting to any other measures to keep himself awake.

Have you ever "spied" on your toddler during nap time? Does he do anything funny to avoid falling asleep?


Image via ourbaby jb/YouTube

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DebaLa DebaLa


According to my mom, my parents couldn't figure out how I escaped my crib to escape sleep. At night, too. Before nanny cams, they spied on me and caught me stealthily manipulating the now-banned foot bar that lowers the side, slide out, then push up the side again, free to roam without leaving evidence behind.

Valerie Metzger

My son does this exact same thing. Often. Eventually he gets tired enough that he just stays down and conks out.

Bethany Danforth

His eyes are glowing! LOL
Seriously though, this is adorable.
My daughter never took naps. Thankfully she never got cranky without one either.

BPayne09 BPayne09

Geez I want to know what kind of monitor that is cause mine sure isn't that clear

javak... javakitty2011

lol, all three of my kids did this at times.

Tasha Nichole Chastain

this reminds me of my 2 year old son that will do anything not to fall asleep . 

diane... diane.bodeker

My son will strip naked and rip all his bedding off his bed, then yell for me or his dad... when we get upstairs he laughs and says, "I naked night night." It's frustrating and hilarious all at the same tim

Brandi Candi

LOL OMG! My 17 month old does the same thing since he was about 7 months old lol...

soula... soulawakening82

I might get bashed for this, but my kids have a TV in their room. My now 2 1/2 year old would stand in his crib and scream like he was being tortured, while standing there, staring at Yo Gabba Gabba, completely unaware that I had the door cracked, standing there watching him! He wasn't in the least bit upset, he just kept trying to get me to come back in the room!

Brayl... Braylen1215

My kids would always fight bathtime since I would put J&J Bedtime Wash in their bath water and it made them sleepy. I always clean my house with lavender scented Pine Sol and spray my carpets with it before I vacuum. Body massages works wonders and books on tape use to soothe my kids to sleep. I even recorded my voice reading to them and make remakes like, "close your eyes and come play with Bob the Builder, Barbie, Dora, etc". baby dust

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