Daylight Savings Is Coming! My Sleep Tips & Pampers Giveaway! #PampersSleepChat

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Daylight Savings Sleep Tips

Daylight Savings Time is almost upon us and all my normal tips – like move your kids’ schedules back 10 minutes a day for a week – are pretty much out the window. It’s Halloween week y’all and everyone’s schedules are out of whack!

Brandy’s Sleep Tips for Daylight Savings Time

1. Oh let’s get real, you’re not going to be able to move your kids’ schedules (bless you if you can!). Put them to bed and wake them up according to their normal times on Saturday night and on Sunday morning.

2. If you want to get your extra hour of fall back sleep, plan an activity for Saturday afternoon that will wear their little butts out. If you have an infant like I do, plan for extra play time – but not too much that they get overstimulated.

3. Kids still in diapers? Put a diaper on that will give you hours and hours of wetness protection like Pampers. My babies all have woken up if their diapers aren’t dry enough!

4. Have a great bedtime routine that includes a song. When I had my first baby I didn’t know any songs, so I made one up. It’s the most ridiculous song you have ever heard. Even my big girl (now 6) asks for it every. single. night. Bedtime routines do not have to be long (I don’t do reading at bedtime – I do it during the day) or complicated. Bath, lotion, song, get in bed children!

Twitter Party for More Tips & Prizes!

You can enter a giveaway for two packs of Pampers and two packs of wipes at the end of this post. But you can also participate in a Twitter party for a chance at some amazing giveaway prizes! Be sure to connect with Pampers on Twitter!

The #PampersSleepChat Twitter Party will take place on Wednesday October 29th at 9pm EST! You can RSVP Here: Be sure to follow your hosts @DoubleDutyDivas, @BridgetteLA, @CeceliaMecca @AngieKcom @WhatMommiesNeed @RamblingChick, and @Pampers to participate!

The prizes are going to be SO AWESOME! The first prize includes my middle son’s fave nightlight (he has TWO!). But really, check them out, they are huge! I totally win things at Twitter parties and you should so try it out and also get some more great advice on getting your kids to sleep.

Twitter Party Prizes Include:

  • Prize 1 – Twinkles Nightlight in Blue, 148 ct of Pampers diapers and a pack of wipes.
  • Prize 2 – Pottery Barn plush security blanket, $50 Barnes & Noble gift card, a pack of Pampers diapers and wipes.
  • Prize 3 – A gift card to The $125 Children’s Place for pajamas, a pack of Pampers diapers/wipes
  • Prize 4 – A Kindle Fire so parents can purchase baby bedtime books, an $100 Amazon gift card to purchase the e-books, a pack of Pampers diapers and wipes.

Pampers Giveaway

Enter the giveaway below and connect with Pampers through their website, Facebook, and Twitter!


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  • Sand

    A warm bath helps before going to bed.

  • Christian Alejandro

    White noise or gentle sounds do the trick.

  • Jessica Lodge

    Have a routine and try to keep them on a schedule.

  • Tina Bredbury

    My Best tip is a routine. Constantly do the same thing at the same time so baby knows what to expect!

  • Vikki Billings

    Sleep when the baby sleeps.

  • Stephanie Larison

    Fill them up before going to bed! It’s working for my 2.5 month old, haha.

  • Sue Hull

    My tip is to swaddle a baby as long as they will let you,they feel secure so they sleep better. Also warm bottles at night help. Thank you for the chance 🙂

  • Hesper Fry

    White noise works wonders on my babies.

  • laura588

    My best sleep tip is make bedtime a calming experience. I always play some of my favorite soft jazz Cd’s for my son until he falls asleep.

  • madison frady

    to I make sure he is dry, bathed and fed. before I lay him down and I always rock him to sleep and sing as awful as it is he loves it.

  • Julie

    My advice is to have a regular schedule/routine, make sure baby’s tummy is full, diaper is clean and a noise machine! Julie [email protected]

  • Erica

    White noise!!

  • Karen Drake

    My sleep tip is Mom should nap while baby is napping, that we they both get plenty of rest.

  • ohhhfire

    i always fill my babies belly before laying him down to sleep

  • stephanie baker

    We’ve been pretty lucky with our little one (knock on wood!). We dim the lights, feed a bottle & she falls asleep. Sometimes if she is fussy we have to play music, but she usually goes down pretty easily.

  • Lisa V.

    I find that not letting a nap time go on too long, so the baby will sleep at night.

  • Lesley F

    A warm bath before bed and we use Lavender lotion on her

  • Marilyn Nawara

    My best sleep tip is to stop drinking all caffeinated drinks 4 hours before going to bed.

  • T Michelle Trump

    We use our favorite lavender body lotion and soothing music1

  • allisondownes

    A bath before bed is a great way to get a baby to have good sleep.

    thank you for the giveaway!

  • shelly peterson

    Stay on a sleep schedule and a nice bath before bed time helps.

  • greta

    I diffuse lavender at night to help my baby settle down.

  • Ashley Tucker

    Use a white noise machine!

  • Rebecca Johnson

    White noise! Works everytime!

  • dee

    swaddling! we have to swaddle… lol

  • Katherine

    calm atmoshpere

  • Denise Konkel

    I turn up the heat a few degrees a couple hours before bed.

  • Kenny Hall

    Use a Halo Sleepsack!

  • Brynn

    Lavender mist on the pillows works amazingly well

  • Diane Cooper

    My best sleep tip is a nice warm bath with a few drops of lavender essential oil right before bed.

  • ca

    Turn on a fan for the white noise. This especially works if kids/baby wake up in the middle of the night. Helps them go right back to sleep.

  • Bridget Heiple Reich

    i agree with wearing them out! That would be my best sleep tip – to get them tired during the day and try to stick to a schedule! 🙂

  • Heather Swarthout

    I always play gentle music for my daughter. Have since she was a newborn and even when I was pregnant for her. She goes right to sleep when music is turned on in her bedroom. It helps.

  • mermont84

    We try to do a bedtime routine

  • Alexis L

    I use a white-noise machine for my toddler.

  • mummytotwoboys

    My best tip is to have a set bedtime.

  • cstone412cs

    My best sleep tip is sleep when they sleep or clean quietly while they sleep… sometimes your hubs could watch them while you get some needed sleep!

  • Sarah

    Sleep tips for babies or sleep tip i use? Just put on the howling. You’ll both pass out.

  • Kelly D

    I use light blocking curtains and make the temperature in the room comfortable.

  • Audrey

    We stick to the same routine every night. Also keep the rooms dark and cool.

  • Cristina

    No baby sleep tips yet…but I find that putting lotion on right before bed is relaxing!

  • Mary Happymommy

    Use a white noise machine.

    • Brandy

      good one! i bought ipod players and use them with my old ipods and i have a white noise loop playlist 🙂 i can use them again later for non-white noise applications!

  • Veronica

    I’m 21 and my mom decided to have a baby and sometimes when I get stuck trying to put him to bed in order to give het a break I try still swaddle him fairly tight with the blankets.

    • Veronica

      As well as always having music or the tv on in the background that way he dosent need it to be silent when he’s asleep and dosent wake up with every little noise.

  • Yvonne Jones

    I still warm up the nighttime bottle for my tot. Just the nighttime. Something about the warm milk gets them in the mood for bed!

    • Brandy

      you are so lucky! none of my kids would drink cold milk (but they have all had reflux with varying severity too!). now that we are living in a two story home i have a mini fridge and bottle warmer upstairs so we can make it ASAP and get the baby back to sleep without him getting too worked up!

  • Jamie

    I don’t have any sleep tips…just yet! Love the blog, as always!