Secret of putting your baby to sleep
Is the bedtime routine a torture for you? Instead of dozing off easily, does your toddler end up going hyper?
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Sybil Hart, a child development researcher from the Texas Tech University says parents can help their toddlers sleep easily at night by massaging them. According to her, massage helps ease anxiety and stress in children. This also helps improve their cognitive performance.
Well, massaging won’t really be a problem. Getting little children to lie still long enough for their parents to massage them, that’s the hard part. So Hart came up with a program called Lullaby Massage which consists of rhymes which are actually just instructions for parents and lullabies for the kids. As parents say the rhymes, they do matching movements that are actually massage motions.
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For those who like to go to spas, I’m sure you’ll agree with this finding. Why don’t you try massaging your toddlers tonight and see if it works?
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