Does anyone else have memories of being eight, spending the night at a friend’s house and faking a stomach ache at 2 a.m. so your dad would have to come pick you up? No? Us neither. Anyway, today’s savvy parents have invented a loophole to avoid such sleepover-related shenanigans.
It’s called a “late-over,” and it’s exactly like a sleepover, minus the sleeping over.
We asked a mom of two late-over veterans (girls age eight and five) how it all goes down.