The importance of making sure your little ones get a good night’s sleep
As some of you mature students will know, if your child doesn’t get a good few hours of sleep at night then you’ll be paying for it the next day. They’ll either be really cranky or just want to sleep at the most inappropriate time. With the excitement of Christmas taking over the last month of the year, many of us relied on the eagled eyes of the Elf on the Shelf to make sure our children went to bed. But now our elves have returned to the North Pole, what is the best way to make sure your little ones get a good night’s sleep? Here’s our advice on how to get a silent night all year round.
During the day we always try and help our child develop, whether it’s learning to walk, learning to talk or even learning how to do simple tasks on their own. But it’s easy to forget much of their development happens during the night. During the night is when your child’s mind really develops alongside the rest of their body. Without a good night’s sleep, children can also really struggle to concentrate on learning new skills during the day. Even when they become a teenager, sleep is still vital for their development.
One of the hardest situations to get your little one to sleep in is if you have more than one child sharing a room. When there’s a younger or older sibling in the room with them, it almost doubles the temptation to get up and start playing. The best way to make sure they get to sleep is to keep them out of each other’s eye line with a double or even triple sleeper bunk bed. If you’re looking for a new bed for your three little ones, a triple sleeper with slide bunk bed from Bedstar is a great way to keep your children quietly tucked up in bed. The website will deliver straight to your door in just a matter of days so you can start 2017 as you mean to go on. They’re currently having a January sale and they’re offering discounts of hundreds of pounds on many of their double or triple sleeper bunk beds, so there isn’t a better time to redecorate your child’s bedroom.
As well as finding a good place for them to sleep, it’s also important that you children are worn out enough through the day. If you buy your child a triple sleeper bunk bed with a slide, then you really won’t need to worry about making sure your child is worn out. If you go for one of the beds without a slide, then make sure you include some daily exercise in your child’s routine. Whether it’s playing a bit of football, walking in the park or even trying out a new sport together, just make sure you get their little legs working before bed.