Who needs an alarm clock when you have children? Those little love nuggets have not only stolen your heart, but they've hijacked your sleep. Whether you have a newborn, toddler, or school-aged children, a decent night's sleep is something you don't take for granted. You know a solid slumber is out there somewhere, you just need to find it. Looks like it may be time to start using some sleep hacks for parents that actually work and can make your dreamtime sweeter.
Yes, they do exist! And the best part is, you can start implementing these tricks for better sleep tonight. No prescriptions or expensive equipment necessary — just a few changes to your routine are all you need to start enjoying the quality of sleep you dream of (or would dream of, if you weren't being woken up every two hours). Keep in mind, things may never be perfect. Life with kids is unpredictable whether it's day time or after dark. But at least you can find some hope in the fact that even if it isn't perfect, it can be better.
Before you start thinking that you are sentenced to three hours of sleep a night, try out some of these 11 sleep hacks for parents who aren't getting enough sleep at night, and say good bye to tossing and turning.