This Mum’s Brilliant Parenting Hack Will Stop Your Kids Waking Up Too Early

This hack will change your life.

We’ve all been there – it’s Sunday morning, you’re sleeping peacefully, dreaming of sunshine and Pina Coladas. Suddenly, you are woken up by a tiny toddler catapulting himself onto your bed saying he’s hungry. You check your clock – it’s 6:15am.

However, these days may be a thing of the past. This mum has
come up with a brilliant and creative hack to stop this from happening and we
are racking our brains trying to figure out how we haven’t thought of this ourselves.

Mum of three Megan Geogh coined this hack when she wanted to teach her toddler about time and (perhaps more importantly) how to know when to stay in bed and not wake up mummy or daddy.

Colourful clock
Image Source: MyLondon

The genius mum bought a cheap IKEA clock, and made some
simple additions to it, allowing her toddler to tell the time.

Before 6:30 am is the red zone. This means it’s not time to get up and the child should go back to bed.

Between 6:30 am and 7 am is the yellow zone. This means it’s fine for the child to get up and play quietly in their own room.

Then, from 7 am onwards is the green zone. This is when it’s perfectly fine to wake up the adults in the house.

Will you be trying this brilliant hack?

Sophie Gavin

Sophie is the Junior Content Executive at Family Friendly HQ.

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