Have you ever had to keep your kid up in the car on the way home? This is something we occasionally have to deal with. Will has decided he is too big to take a nap, so that means he usually falls asleep in the car on the way home when we go somewhere.
Yesterday we where on our way home from Mee Maw's house and Will was insistent on closing those eyes. It was only 6:45 pm. Much to late to take a nap with bed time coming up. So, we have come up with a way to keep him awake on the ride home.
All the way home we make it a game to see who can fined tractors along the road first. This game is great because the farms are separated by big fields and tractors are plentiful. We probably saw about 25 to 30 tractors in a 20 mile ride! We all just yell out TRACTOR!!! as we see one. We get very competitive as we go. It's a lot of fun and keeps Will up!
How do you keep your kids awake when they are determined to take a nap in the car at the wrong time?