Mar 10, 2009

Much better night

I think Dwayne might be on to something or it is just a fluke. He came up with an idea to get William to sleep better at night. Here's the plan:
  • turn of the television
  • bathe and feed William and then put him on the floor to exercise (wear himself out)
  • Light candles (out of reach of course)
  • when he shows signs of being ready to sleep then down he goes.

Outcome: We had to make sure he was okay this morning since he did not want to wake up! 8 am is a good wake-up time if you ask me! Dwayne has one or two good ideas every so often ;)

6 comments:

  1. Dang the boy was like meditating almost probably. Your two year old did exactly what I had planned on doing last night. Minus the excersise of course but all I got was a quick shower and shave at 1030pm then to bed

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  2. A good warm bath and a snack results in The Man being knocked out.

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  3. "to exercise" I love how 'playing/wearing himself out' is phrased!

    We have always had the same bedtime with Jaimen, this way he rarely fights bedtime, or nap time.

    Good thinkin Dwayne.

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  4. I love the exercise bit. I let Mekhi run around as much as possible when it is close to bed time. Let the kids wear themselves out.

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  5. And you say William isn't running the show!

    LOL ;)

    I love it.

    Get it William, Get it.

    Make sure to tell Mommy and Daddy to DIM the lights and play soothing music too. Oh and a full body massage! Yeah, that should do the trick too ;)

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  6. Anything that gets them to sleep better at night is well worth it.

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