Daylight Saving – Time to Fall Back!
Here are some tips on making the transition as calm and stress-free as possible!
DAYLIGHT SAVING “ TIME TO FALL BACK!
To make the transition as smooth as possible, you have a couple of choices:
- Fast approach (go cold turkey) Night One put baby/child to bed one hour later than usual. Yes, keeping him/her up will be hard but hang in there! So if your baby normally goes to sleep at 7.30pm, keep him/her up until 8.30pm or as close as possible.
Yes it’s true that he/she may wake up early the next day but try to push baby to as close to the usual wake up time as possible.
- Slow approach
Start preparing for the change 4 nights ahead of the official daylight saving date.
Each night, push bedtime ahead by 15 minute increments for 4 nights.
Also, this means that you do have to push their getting up time ahead the next morning by 15 minute increments. Do this over a period of 4 mornings to gently make the adjustment.