And truly at my wits end :-( . I'm so emotionally drained . So many things are not going well in my life at the moment and my NEVER EVER tired children ontop of this are wearing me out . I'm usually so patient :-( . They are just never tired come night time at a reasonable hour . I've tried it all. Short day time naps , long day time naps , ensuring their not overtired at night , waiting till their exhausted , watching what they eat , baths , relaxing , a good bedtime routine , no bedtime routine. Seriously I could go forever. I'm beyond even wanting advice , they are just wakeful kids .
One question , does anyone wake their children in the morning in order to have abit of control over what time they go to bed that night ? Please dont answer no way I'd never wake my kids . I'm very relaxed and don't enforce much over my Kids regarding strict routines , the thoughg of waking them does
not sit well with me , I would feel bad for a start , but secondly I am up all.night.long to either one as it is . Waking them? The thought is omg , I'll die . I need every ounce of sleep I can get. But I also need them to go to bed at a reasonable time . Everything else re- two kids 14 months apart , no probs so far . Loving it . Come bedtime , they kill me . DD is a baby . DS is two in a month . But has no words yet . Not talking . I won't throw him in he's room and say goodnight bedtime it is and shut the door. Had be traumatized and wouldn't even understand . I just need then to BE TIRED EARLIER!!!!!!!
So , does anyone wake their kids in the morning at a certain time ?
Please no judgement I honestly feel like a sh*thouse mum as it is that doesn't know what I'm doing . I hear people say their kids have 2-3 hr naps , in bed by 7 blah blah . Wtf ???? My kids would be up till midnight !
Please help :-( please . Xo
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DS -21 months
DD - 7 months