Sunlight is a natural stimulant, which means that it enhances our alertness by stimulating the body’s circadian rhythms. When we’re exposed to sunlight, it sends signals to our brain that tells us when we should be ready for action and when it’s time for rest. So what does this mean for sleep?
No one can deny that being a mother is the hardest job in the world.
Being a mom is everything you ever wanted to be and you are the source of strength for your family. You can’t pour from an empty cup mama! To be the best mama you can be you need to make sure you get the best sleep you can possibly get every single night!
If your body is digesting a large meal, it can be difficult for you to relax and fall asleep. As your mind and body get ready to rest, the metabolism slows down. Hence, late-night snacking can trigger digestive issues that interfere with sleep. Eat dinner at least 2-3 hours before bed. This is enough time for your body to process the food.
Let’s picture this…. as a parent subscribing to either respectful parenting or attachment parenting values you’ve been trying hard to coax your little one to sleep all this time in the most gentle way possible….next thing you know you’re rocking, bouncing, coaxing your 20kg toddler to go to sleep and you start thinking maybe he is hungry….maybe he wants to feed….but you’re resentful to him, to your husband…