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Dad Puts His Kid Up For Sale As A Human Alarm Clock

Don't worry, it was all in good fun.
01/15/2016 02:35pm ET

A UK dad is offering up the services of his toddler, who has one very useful skill -- acting as a human alarm clock.

Kevin Davies of Liverpool, England, posted a listing called "Toddler alarm clock" in the Liverpool Bargain Bay classifieds on Facebook on January 7.

Courtesy of Kevin Davies

The ad, which jokingly offers Davies' 1-year-old son Archie for free, reads:

"Priceless alarm clock....no need to set ur alarm for work at 6am because u will already be up at 5.30am with this little one. Breakfast? No problem, he will have you making toast at 535am to start your day on a nice full belly."

Despite the ad, Davies has no plans to give away his "toddler alarm clock." He told the Huffington Post that he was glad the ad came across with the humor he intended.

"I decided to do the post obviously as a joke but I knew that millions of parents would relate to this," he wrote to HuffPost.

Although the ad was in good fun, Davies maintains that Archie's sleeping pattern is actually "not a joke." He wakes up every day at 5:30 a.m. Seriously.

But Davies wouldn't trade him in for the world.

"He is very energetic, but I wouldn't change him for the world," Davies wrote to HuffPost. "He's a lovely kid. A joy to call my son."

We know you're joking, dad, but we'd still take your adorable "toddler alarm clock" over a real alarm clock any day!

Courtesy of Kevin Davies
Archie posing with his big sister, Kellsie and big brother, Alfie.

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