I know how hard it is to keep the little ones up until midnight and I also remember the days when we tried and how we paid for it the next day … and the next!
This year, celebrate the New Year with a twist. Change all your clocks ahead so that midnight hits at whatever hour you want your children to head to bed. Pull out the blowers, confetti and countdown just like you would at midnight. If you want, turn on the tv and see if someone is celebrating in another country ahead of you and do the countdown with them. Make it super fun and exciting.
Then just send the kids up to bed and either head to bed yourself or stay up and do it all again at the real midnight!
Enjoy! And happy 2008 to you all!