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Mom Tells Kids They Need To Stay Still To Charge Glow-In-The-Dark PJs
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Mom Tells Kids They Need To Stay Still To Charge Glow-In-The-Dark PJs

If we had a nickel for every time our parents white-lied to us, we’d probably be millionaires by now. Folks make their kids believe all kinds of tales – some of which we realized were lies only when we grew up. This ingenious mom from Poughkeepsie, New York recently went viral for the hilarious white lie she told her children when she was struggling (just like the other 99.99% parents) to put them to bed.

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This mom told her hyped up kids they need to lie still to ‘charge’ their glow-in-the-dark PJs

Image credits: Jessica D’Entremont

“Looking for a way to keep your kids still? Buy them glow in the dark PJs. Tell them they have to lie really still under the light to “charge” them. I’m not even sorry. To expand on the trickery, I’ve started putting the PJs back into their drawer when they get dressed in the morning… unexposed to light all day, they dim and do not glow in the dark when they tried to test me last night until they laid down again. Reinforcing the need to lie quietly under the light before bed,” Jessica wrote in her now-viral Facebook post. Pictured, you can see two of Jessica’s daughters – 3-year-old Hannelore and 4-year-old Emma, laying on the ground patiently, while waiting for their PJs to ‘charge.’

Jessica is a mom of 3-year-old Hannelore and 4-year-old Emma

Image credits: Jessica D’Entremont

The hilarious way that Jessica found to deal with the two little rascals, instantly went viral, gathering more than 200k likes and over 120k shares. “What a great idea. Mom’s need to come up with whatever works to keep their sanity,” one mom commented. Another praised Jessica for the idea too: “I love this idea. I wish I had thought of this when my kids were little.”

Both of the girls have sensory processing disorder

Image credits: Jessica D’Entremont

Sensory processing disorder defines a condition in which the person’s brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes in through the senses. Some people that have the disorder are overly sensitive to things in their environment, while some can be under-responsive to anything around them. As Jessica’s daughters are overly sensitive to the various stimuli, she says that the little trick she posted about really improved the kids’ bedtime routine. They do it every day now, as a part of their sensory diet. “We also use essential oils to help support sleep and calm so this is a great way to get some stillness,” she told the media.

People loved the idea and some even shared their own little white lies that they told their kids

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MelissaMeghan Huxford
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2 years ago

My daughters name is Hannelore "Hannah" for short. Never heard of anyone else in the states with it. I could believe it!!! It was my Omas name.

Samantha C
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2 years ago

Uwe Theiss, that's literally not even close to what she said. What a gross assumption.

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Cat Bessing
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2 years ago

My Dad has a "game" for my brothers and I called "be a rock". Rocks don't move and rocks don't talk. The best kid at staying still and quiet was the winner.

darubyprincess
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2 years ago

Is one of your brothers named Dwane. PLEASE.

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pebs
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2 years ago

Sensory processing disorder it is not currently recognized as a distinct medical diagnosis. So in my humble opinion it's just another way, by parents, to pseudo-medicalize children that otherwise would be considered perfecly normal.

Aria Whitaker
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2 years ago

Huh? ALL disorders, at one time, were "not recognized" as disorders....until they started to recognize them! There was a starting point for every diagnoses out there...that does not mean the disorders did not exist, we simply did not recognize them AT THE TIME. That is a pretty weak justification for your humble opinion.

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MelissaMeghan Huxford
Community Member
2 years ago

My daughters name is Hannelore "Hannah" for short. Never heard of anyone else in the states with it. I could believe it!!! It was my Omas name.

Samantha C
Community Member
2 years ago

Uwe Theiss, that's literally not even close to what she said. What a gross assumption.

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Cat Bessing
Community Member
2 years ago

My Dad has a "game" for my brothers and I called "be a rock". Rocks don't move and rocks don't talk. The best kid at staying still and quiet was the winner.

darubyprincess
Community Member
2 years ago

Is one of your brothers named Dwane. PLEASE.

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pebs
Community Member
2 years ago

Sensory processing disorder it is not currently recognized as a distinct medical diagnosis. So in my humble opinion it's just another way, by parents, to pseudo-medicalize children that otherwise would be considered perfecly normal.

Aria Whitaker
Community Member
2 years ago

Huh? ALL disorders, at one time, were "not recognized" as disorders....until they started to recognize them! There was a starting point for every diagnoses out there...that does not mean the disorders did not exist, we simply did not recognize them AT THE TIME. That is a pretty weak justification for your humble opinion.

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