logo

'Mommy will you lay with me?' Woman explains why she always lies down with her kids when asked

Ksenia Novikova
Aug 24, 2018
02:10 A.M.
Share this pen
FacebookFacebookTwitterTwitterLinkedInLinkedInEmailEmail

Becky Mansfield, the founder of Your Modern Family, explained some of the important reasons for tucking in one’s children at night.

Advertisement

Mansfield took to her blog to share that one of her children always loves to ask her a question before going to sleep each night, “Mommy will you lay with me?”

The writer revealed that this question is always upon the minds of the children because they really want to spend some time with their mothers.

She also explained that when her children ask her this question, she often feels sad because she is compelled to give the answer, “Just for a second, sweetie.”

Follow us on Twitter to learn more.

Source: Freepik

Source: Freepik

Advertisement

She is always caught up in other chores including tucking in her other children as well, cleaning up the kitchen, and work on her notes for work.

Whatever the reasons might have been for not staying longer with their child, the final message that we are sending to them is, “Just for a second. Other things are coming first.”

Source: Freepik

Source: Freepik

Advertisement

‘I know, I know… as parents, we can’t lie there all night. He would expect this, as would all of our kids. “You give an inch, they take a mile”. We think we will lie down for 5 minutes, they want 20. We give 20, they want 40,’ Mansfield wrote.

Mansfield also wrote that children share their experiences and their observation with you as you are tucking them in, and this is when ‘the good stuff comes out.’ This is when the children tell all the details to their parents, which ‘almost-teens’ never tell.

Source: Freepik

Source: Freepik

Advertisement

She also explained that the children are going to grow up eventually and they might not want to spend as much time with their parents then. So, parents should take every opportunity to spend as much time as possible with their kids.

Another article from Your Modern Dad also echoed Mansfield’s view that taking time to tuck your kids in at night shows your love and affection toward your child.

It is an opportunity to spend more time with them and a chance to know about what’s going on in their lives.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

84-Year-Old Mom Announces She’s Moving to Nursing Home and Has to Sell House Her Kids Live In — Story of the Day

March 31, 2022

On Her First Day in New School Girl Enters Classroom and Meets Her Carbon Copy – Story of the Day

January 31, 2022

Young Woman Adopts an Orphan Boy and Finds Out He Is Her Biological Brother – Story of the Day

March 22, 2022

Woman Sues Her Husband to Receive Compensation, Daughter Supports Stepfather, Not Her – Story of the Day

February 07, 2022

After Millionaire Husband’s Death, Old Widow Is Forced to Live In Dirty Old Trailer – Story of the Day

May 22, 2022

Old Man Goes to Visit Daughter for His 80th Birthday, She Doesn't Let Him Enter Her House – Story of the Day

February 08, 2022

Boy in Wheelchair Whose Party No One Attended Makes a Wish & Finds Boxes on Doorstep the Next Day – Story of the Day

May 03, 2022

Twins Send Dad to Nursing Home, Learn He Left Inheritance to Janitor Who Is Their Carbon Copy – Story of the Day

February 13, 2022

Man Follows Wife Who Sneaks Out Every Night and Catches Her Visiting a Huge Mansion — Story of the Day

March 05, 2022

Stepson Mocked by Adoptive Parents & Their Children Finds Letters They Hid from Him – Story of the Day

March 12, 2022

Elderly Woman Visits Husband’s Fresh Grave and Sees Two Little Children Standing There — Story of the Day

April 14, 2022

Dad Brings Children to Oak Where He Used to Play With His Father, Finds Letter from Him There – Story of the Day

April 15, 2022

Man Kicks His 60-Year-Old Wife Out of the House after Learning She’s Pregnant with Triplets – Story of the Day

May 16, 2022

At His Father’s Funeral, Son Sees His Late Dad’s Carbon Copy Watching from Afar — Story of the Day

March 04, 2022