Up and at 'Em! 8 Tips for a Stress-Free Morning Routine

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Tucker Him Out

It’s a time-tested parenting trick: When your little one’s physically tired, he’ll be more likely to drift off to sleep. Shoot hoops, have a wild dance party or play hide and seek until he’s pooped. Whatever you do, do it together. Natkin says that quality time before bed is a great cure for bedtime grumpies, which are often just a request for one-on-one time with Mom or Dad.