Mar 072014
 

 

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Getting your kids into a good sleep routine is hard work.  Over the last few months, we have been working with Kayleigh to get her into a good routine, and especially since we moved her crib for nighttime sleeping.  Our sleep routine includes a warm bath, bottle and bed time story.  She has been doing very well, and usually falls asleep easily around 7:30pm now, and even if she does wake up in the middle of the night for a feeding, she falls back asleep very easily, and sleeps in until about 6:30am.

Sleep

Like many parents, I completely dread Daylight Saving Time, which is coming right up on Sunday, March 9th.  We’ll all set our clocks forward an hour, losing a precious hour of sleep… because parents totally don’t need that hour of sleep, right?!

So now, when the 6:30am that Kayleigh is accustomed to rolls around, in actuality it will be 7:30am.  That’s not too much of a big deal for us because Kayleigh and I stay at home during the week.  It is, however, a huge problem for busy parents who are trying to get ready for work, and get their kids ready for school.  Kids will be dragging and parents will be dragging even more.  

Then, when that 7:30pm bedtime that Kayleigh is accustomed to rolls around, it’s still only going to feel like 6:30pm to her.  Like many other kids, she isn’t going to want to go to bed yet. 

No sleep

It can take days, or even weeks to get back into a regular sleep cycle after Daylight Saving Time, and it happens twice a year, every year.  So, what’s a parent to do?!

Well, there are many things parents can do to help promote peaceful sleep for their children throughout the year, and especially around Daylight Saving Time.  Take a look at some of these great resources from Zarbee’s Naturals below.Sleep Daylight Saving TimeZarbee’s Naturals Proper Sleep Hygiene Tips for Children

Take a look at this great video from Dr. Zak, Founder of Zarbee’s Naturals, where he shares proper sleep hygiene tips.

Printables

Feel free to print out some of these great tools below to help your kids get into a good sleep routine.  

Zarbee's Bedtime Chart

Zarbee's Sleep Rewards

 Zarbee's Bedtime Foods

Zarbee's Dream JournalTwitter Chat w/Zarbee’s Naturals Founder, Dr. Zak 

Zarbee’s Naturals, and founder Dr. Zak, will be hosting a Daylight Savings Time recovery Twitter Chat this Sunday, March 9th at 7 PM ET from their @zarbees handle. 

Even More Tips from Zarbee’s Naturals

Zarbee’s Naturals will be sharing sleep tips throughout this week on their Facebook and Twitter platforms, so be sure to follow along!

#SleepWeek

Zarbee’s Naturals Children’s Sleep

In addition to all of these great tips and resources from Zarbee’s Naturals and Dr. Zak, Zarbee’s Naturals offers a 100% Drug-Free Dietary Supplement, specially formulated for children 3 years+ and clinically proven to promote peaceful sleep.   

Zarbee's Naturals Children's Sleep

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For parents who need a little extra help, Zarbee’s Naturals is sharing a coupon code for $1.50 off Zarbee’s Naturals Children’s Sleep (and free shipping on all orders over $10). It’s available online at www.zarbees.com using zarbeessleep at checkout. 

What tips do you have to get your children to sleep better?

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  10 Responses to “Resources to Help Your Kids Sleep Better – Even During Daylight Saving Time!”

  1. We don’t have any kiddo’s but maybe one day. Thanks for all the tips and such I will keep it in mind and share with the mommies I know!

  2. I always has issues with my daughter maintaining her sleep schedule when she was younger. I wish I had known about this then!

  3. Getting kids to sleep is always a challenge. Now with the time change parents really need some tips (and help). Finding ways to relax and sooth is always a good idea.

  4. I know that daylight savings can really mess up a child’s sleep schedule, so great info. I even worry about myself getting thrown off.

  5. Mine never had a problem falling asleep as young children. I have a friend that swears that turning up the heat and a hot meal was the only way his child got to sleep.

  6. I totally forgot that I need to change our clocks today. Thank you for reminding me. That would have been an issue in the morning.

  7. We try and adjust our kids internal clocks the week ahead and slowly move to the time change. It helps to do it a little at a time rather than one hour in one night. We just start putting them to bed a little earlier each night!

  8. oh, I haven’t seen this zarbee’s sleep yet but i’ll look for it. my 6 year old hates to sleep. HATES

  9. Thankfully, my kids are on Spring Break this week and have time to get used to the new schedule. These are great resources, I like the sleep chart.

  10. My son has had problems in the past with bedtime, but recently we have fallen into a good routine…of course, just in time for the time change and Spring Break so hopefully we won’t lose that. Thank you for the resources in this post. They will definitely help if we fall back out of our routine.

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