The one thing I still struggle with my son at night is the fact that he wakens and comes into our room at random hours. Some nights he is in our bed by 11pm and other nights he sleeps soundly in his own bed. You never know who you're going to wake up next to in our bed!
I've been searching for a solution and I think I found it!
Sleep Buddy not only helps children know when to stay in bed simply by the soft blue light it emits, it also lets them know when they can get out of bed when it turns off. And Sleep Buddy doesn't just stop there. Each buddy is wrapped and packaged special for the recipient.
My son flipped out (in a good way) when he received his present and quickly wanted to open it to see what was inside. I read the note from Sleep Buddy to him welcoming him into the family and let him go at it.
What he found was his new Sleep Buddy system complete with a light and book explaining exactly what the Sleep Buddy was and how it was used. As soon as he saw the book he sat down and asked me to read it to him. As I did he asked questions along the way.
His first concern was being able to get out of bed when he was thirsty. Then if he could get out of bed to go to the restroom. Then he wanted to make sure that if Molly was crying he could come in our room to see if she was ok. All testing to see when he could ignore the light to come into our room.
We went through everything again and then I showed him this:
He was quite excited about the prospect of getting a reward once he got down to the end of each week AND that he was going to be able to put the stickers on all by himself in the morning. We were good to go!
We tested out the Sleep Buddy first for naptime. My son has no problem taking a 3 hour nap without waking but my daughter is still working on it. So we decided to explain everything to her and let her try it out for us during her nap.
Since she has only been napping in her toddler bed for a few days we thought it'd be a good test to introduce both at the same time (the new bed and the new Sleep Buddy). While she didn't sleep for as long as she needed she did stay in her bed and called out for me instead of getting out of bed early from her nap! I call that a success.
My son still has nights where he crawls into bed with us but he's quite adamant that the Sleep Buddy was off when he comes in. He hasn't been coming in until early morning and that's a success as well. Now if only his sister would take his lead and start sleeping in her bed the whole night.
I guess we have time to work on that!
If you're looking for a great way to help keep your child in bed longer I highly suggest that you check out the Sleep Buddy. It truly is a complete sleep system. I'm so glad we have it in our home now!
You can purchase your Sleep Buddy on their website. Sleep Buddy can also be found on Facebook and Twitter as well.
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The giveaway event will be held from June 25th to July 16th and will include multiple packages valued at over $3,500! Make sure to head back and enter to WIN one of these amazing prize packages.
Disclaimer: I received a Sleep Buddy for review purposes only. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.