My kids are notorious early-risers and have been from the very beginning (must be genetic). After enduring far too many years (like 2) of dragging myself through the five and six o’clock hours, we found a solution.
Wake Up Clocks. Seriously one of my favorite things. Now I don’t have to wait until my kids can tell time or even recognize numbers on a digital clock — they just have to wait until “the light is green” and then they can get out of bed.
My kids have this clock and we have absolutely no complaints.
Not only does this allow me either sleep longer or have some quiet time in the morning, it helps my kids actually sleep longer. I’ve instructed them to close their eyes if it’s not time to get up which gives them the opportunity to get more sleep. It also helps with the mid-night Mama visits — if the light is red, they know it’s not time to come and get me. Obviously, if they are scared or throw up all over the place, they have permission to get me.
Amazon has the OK to Wake! Children’s Alarm for $29.95 with FREE shipping right now. Not battling your little ones for sleep? Priceless.
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