A parent has come up with a genius hack when it comes to putting the kids to bed, all you will need is a pair a glow in the dark PJs and a tiny bit of acting ability to pull it off.
Everyone needs to give mum Jessica D’Entremont a round of applause for her creative parenting skills, especially when it comes to putting the kids to bed.
The genius hack was shared by Jessica on Facebook, which has now gained over 118,000 shares. The great thing about this trick is that it’s pretty simple and it just requires you have some rather gullible children.
From Poughkeepsie, New York, Jessica wrote: “Looking for a way to keep the kids still… Buy them glow in the dark PJs. Tell them they have to lie really still under the light to “charge” them….. I’m not even sorry.”
As both of Jessica’s daughters suffer from sensory processing difficulties, she found that her family desperately needed some crucial quiet time, with the issue affecting their day to day lives.
Jessica informed HuffPost UK: “They need increased stimulation to function. So we have to incorporate that – things like jumping, swinging, spinning.
“The biggest thing is sensory meltdowns. To the untrained eyes, it looks like the most horrific tantrums you’ve ever seen – the kids can make so much noise and physically hurt themselves.
“So we also have to be careful when we see it’s too much, to have a plan for increased stimuli for them – a tent or quiet, dim place. It’s all about knowing and watching and reading your child.”
Since beginning her genius hack to getting that little bit of quiet time, Jessica has found ways of expanding “on the trickery” further.
In the morning, Jessica has started to put her girls’ pyjamas back in their drawer when they are getting dressed in the morning.
Jessica added: “Unexposed to light all day, they dim and do not glow in the dark. They tried to test me last night until they laid down again.”
Thankfully with Halloween coming up, it should be a whole lot easier to get your hands on some glow in the dark PJs. If you can’t wait till the Halloween ranges are out, Jojo Maman Bébé has an adorable glow in the dark PJ range available to order that starts from 6 to 12 months to 5 to 6 years.
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