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How to ensure your children get a good night sleep

Mothers are the guardian angel of their children’s and can go through any amount of pain to ensure their children’s safety and keep them safe and secured from any kind of harm. One major concern of mothers of small children is about their good night sleep essentially. They are mostly worried about their sleep schedule, sleep timings and any such sleep irregularities in their babies which essentially make them worrisome and irritable at times. But with keeping few essential things in mind relating to the sleep routine of their children they can solve any such issue relating to the sleep of the children.

As children are small and cannot clearly explain their issues to their mother so they must act decisively in resolving sleep-related issues with children. It is a great responsibility on the shoulders of the mother towards their children.

There are few ways that can certainly help mom’s to ensure their children get a good night sleep every day without any doubt.

1)  Comfortable bedding

Children are very gentle and soft. They will continuously struggle to get a good night sleep in absence of comfortable bedding. While soft and comfortable bedding will send them to sleep within minutes of their laying down. Comfortable bedding consists of soft & firm mattress and pillow that provides the support required and is gentle for the skin of the children as well and gets them into sleep instantly.

2)  Following a routine

Setting a routine is very important for children. This will set their body clock accordingly and sleep will follow then in their bedtime routine. Putting your child to sleep at the same time every day will put their body clock in the rhythm as per the routine. They will automatically start feeling drowsy and sleepy at the bedtime daily and you as a mother will not have many issues in getting your children to sleep daily. It is very important for children to follow their bedtime ritual daily religiously to get a sufficient sleep and getting up charged for the next day daily.

3)  No intake of water at least one hour before bedtime

While it is essential for children to stay hydrated always to feel healthy and fresh always. But mothers should essentially discourage children to drink water at least one hour before bedtime. As drinking water close to bedtime will automatically increase their urge to pee during the night and will ultimately lead to disturbed sleep all through the night. Waking up again and again in the middle of the night will make them cranky and irritable easier due to incomplete sleep hours. So it is very important to avoid taking drinking water near to the bedtime so your children can control the urge to pee in the middle of the night again and again. It lets your children enjoy the sleep without any disturbances in the night.

4)  Wash your children’s feet before sleeping

Children play all day long and are always on the move. So late in the evening, they feel tired and exhausted. It is a good habit to wash your children’s feet before sleeping this will certainly ensure in getting rid of whole day’s exhaustion and keep their feet clean as well. This is a good habit will add to getting a good night sleep in the routine of the children. This lightens your children body and allows them to have a sleep thoroughly and enjoy their bedtime to their fullest to get up in the morning feeling refreshed and energetic like ever before.

5)  Minimum 8-hour sleep

In order to get a sufficient sleep and make the use of the day fully it is essential for children to get a minimum 8-hours sleep daily. This will not only reduce crankiness and irritability among children but will keep them fit & fine whole day long and will certainly increase their productivity and concentration which is very essential in achieving success in their lives. And as they say, good habits are in calculated among children right from the childhood only. Make it a habit daily to sleep on time taking minimum 8-hour sleep daily to be more productive achieve greater heights of success.

A good night sleep is very important for a healthy mind and healthy body. Deficiency in sleep results in crankiness in behavior and affects our lives in a very crucial way. Deficiency in sleep among children makes them grumpy and irritable. Sleep is very important to enjoy the day as it refreshes the mind and restores energy levels. Good sleep in children makes them enjoy the play as well as work equally.

Sleep deprivations increases appetite which in turns leads to consuming more calories and leads to becoming overweight & fat. If you want your children to be fit and fine it is essential for moms to ensure their child is getting adequate sleep daily.

If your child is getting enough sleep daily it will certainly lead to greater productivity & concentration among children which is essentially perquisite for leading a successful life.  It is very famous saying that “Early to bed and early to rise makes a person healthy, wealthy and wise”. Sleeping early and taking a good at least 8 hour sleep will certainly go along a long way that is an essential prerequisite for successful life.  A good night sleep schedule has a very important role to play in the success of the children’s as well as adults. One can work to his full capacities only when they have peace of mind as well as healthy mind & healthy soul. A good night sleep restores and re-energizes the energy level among children as well as adults. Not only this a good night sleep helps in reducing stress as well thus keeping you healthy and free from unnecessary worries. Moreover, a good night sleep is essential for the body to remain healthy and perform their body functions. It keeps metabolism and immune system in check to keep you body fit and fine to fight against the diseases.

 

 


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