me time

Fiona - posted on 09/20/2009 ( 3 moms have responded )




how do you get any me time with kids that wont stay in bed at night ,its driving me crazy my girls are good but when i put them to bed they just keep sneaking out they let on they are sleeping but when i go into the shower they get up i do put my foot down then they just cry really loud so by the time they do go to sleep im to tierd to spend any time with my boyfriend ,hes great and does understand but i dont no how much more he can take ..


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Jennifer - posted on 10/19/2009




How old are your kids? Maybe you can send them out during the day to play and have me time on a Sunday afternoon. I schedule every Sunday for myself from morning til night I do nothing but pamper myself....unless it's really important. My daughter is 4 and usually watches me wax my legs, paint my nails (and sometimes gets her painted too), etc. and my husband takes her to the park and barbecues for that I can have the day to myself and in the evening we watch a movie with popcorn and have some family time.

Michelle - posted on 09/21/2009




hi fiona,
just wondering if ur boyfriend is new?? they could b feeling jealous or left out, maybe they dont want to share u! Dont know how u would get around it though unless u put them to bed that bit earlier so when proper bedtime comes around they're ready 4 sleep. Good luck.michelle xx

Lisa Wynn - posted on 09/20/2009




There maybe an underlying issues. Check with your pediatrician...OR...Melatonin, it is natural, it is in the vitamin section. Works with the bodies melatonin and helps them sleep. My kids get wired at bedtime, one is on meds that make it hard to go to sleep, the doctor recommended it; the other is a teenager and the phone keeps him busy.

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