Sleep fight leads to crash landing

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (FTN) – A Vigo County toddler is paying for his decision to skip a nap.

The incident happened Thursday at a southern Vigo County apartment.

According to the child’s mother, Ami Essex, one-year-old Alexander decided to skip his nap, making him over grumpy and tired.

“I was on him. I tried like three times to get him to take a nap earlier in the day. He was all…nope,” Ami said.

Around 6:00, a full two hours before bedtime, Essex pulled a blanket up and stared blankly at the tv from the couch.

“I was thinking early bedtime! This will be great…boy was I wrong,” Ami said.

He was up for about three to four more hours after this photo was taken.

His mother her said he started getting really grumpy around 8:30.

Ami says Alex has been staying up later and later in an attempt to fight sleep, making it to almost 11 one night.

We will continue to follow this developing story and bring you more information as soon as it becomes available.

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