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'I don't want to turn four': Little girl dreads birthday in video

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Paislee Harper was not thrilled about turning four. (YouTube)

Even tiny tots dread growing older.

On the eve of her birthday, a Kentucky girl, three going on four, was not thrilled for her big day.

In a video uploaded to YouTube last week, Andrea Harper chats with her twin children, Paislee and Hudson, about their "last day ever being three years old."

Reflecting on being three, Paislee mentions a trip to Disney World as a highlight but then begins crying over the realization that she soon would be a year older.



"Why are you crying," her mother asks.

"Because I don't want to turn four," she replies between tears.

"Four is fun, I promise," her mother tries to reassure her to no avail. 

"I don't want four," Paislee responds to every attempt her mother makes to comfort her.

"Four means you get to do big kid stuff," her mother says. "You get a new car seat ... you get a new bicycle to ride." Both of which Paislee says she does not want. Her brother, Hudson, on the other hand, takes growing older in stride. 

Paislee's mother told Kentucky TV station WBKO that she expected her daughter to be excited for her birthday.

"I was planning on sitting down and interviewing them and asking them about their favourite moments of being three, their favourite things about being three, their favourite colour, stuff like that," she said.

"The interview kind of took its own turn." 

Following her birthday on March 25, however, Paislee is a little less uneasy about the "big four" and thought her reaction was funny.

"When I was screaming, that was funny because the sound of it was hilarious," she told WBKO.

But still, she wishes the world could stop so she could be three years old for one more time.

"I'm not scared to be five, I'm not scared to be four either."

"I want to stay three, because three is fun."

Did your child or children ever dread turning a year older? Or were they ecstatic? How do you deal with birthday blues?

Tags: Birthday, Children, Parenting, Social Media, Video, YouTube

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