I have 3 products that I recommend for on-the-go room darkening solutions for staying in a -hotel, home, RV, cottage or tent. The first has been an absolute life saver for us, and we actually own two because of some larger window's we've encountered at a family members house.
SUMMER VACATION SLEEP PRODUCT RECOMMENDATIONS
If you have been tuning in on social media you have probably seen our 12 tips for summer travel sleep. Whether you have a newborn, toddler or preschooler the change to their daily route will throw them for a loop. We often see the impact in behaviour, at meal time and bedtime (or naps.). Predictability and knowing what they can expect is the quickest way to get your kids back on track with sleep when away from home. How you execute bedtime routine and communicate with your kiddo's about sleep expectations is going to bed the key to your overall enjoyment. Here I have put together a shortlist of tried tested and true products that can help with making sleepy time a lot easier when your away on vacation.
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Don't forget, you are on vacation and vacation is fun! Some new vacation themed bedtime stories are a great way to get your kiddo's excited about winding down for sleep. Here is our top 10 favourite titles:
No matter what it seems we get the nosiest hotel neighbours, or end up beside the ice machine. And we always seem to end up beside a campsite of joyful campers who not have napping/early bedtime aged kids. Blocking out exterior sounds is imperative at bedtime. For younger babies providing sound to help lull babe back to sleep when they are still not able to link their sleep cycles is also really helpful.
Here is my favourite travel white noise machine by HoMedics. It's battery operated and is also great for stroller naps and to help lengthen out car naps too!
If your looking for a versatile
machine for both home and travel this one has lasted 3 years in my home and dozens of trips.