Night routine

How many stories have I heard about kids doing everything in their power to prolong the the bedtime routine. It is a sweet time but it’s the end of the day, when the energy is depleted and all the parents want is to sit in silence on the couch, next to each other, preferably with a glass of wine in hand and sigh with contentment. I heard a parent say that every bedtime feels like a hostage escape. MORE +