Sophie Hinchliffe, also known as Mrs Hinch, shared a relatable parenting struggle with her Hinch army on Instagram, revealing that her son Ronnie rarely sleeps past 5am. In a bid to improve his sleeping habits (and her own!) the mum-of-one decided to add a clever new feature to Ronnie's room - and she didn't have to change any of her gorgeous home interiors!
Mrs Hinch bought new blackout blinds to help Ronnie sleep
Mrs Hinch invested in an adorable blackout blind from Amazon which attaches to the window with suction cups and can be easily resized to fit different spaces. The Gro Company design is predominantly black with a cute white moon and star pattern, and it costs £23 from Amazon.
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In a video, Mrs Hinch unpacked the portable blind from its travel bag and explained how she hopes it will help Ronnie. "It's a blackout blind because I think that may be why Ronnie is waking up at 5 o'clock every morning," she said. "I've heard really great things about them. I'd love to sleep in past 5 am, please!"
The Gro Company blackout blinds, £23, Amazon
After testing it out for the first time, Mrs Hinch took to Instagram on Wednesday morning to reveal it had extended Ronnie's night by 30 minutes. "We were awake at 5:30 so I don't think the blind is working quite yet!" the doting mum confessed. But every extra minute in bed counts, especially with the days continuing to get longer as we head into the summer months!
Ronnie's bedroom follows a classic white and blue colour scheme
The cleaning influencer previously gave fans an access-all-areas look inside her baby boy's room, even revealing where she bought all of his cute accessories and furniture. Ronnie's new blackout blinds will work in conjunction with his pale blue thermal eyelet curtains from Dunelm, which follow the room's classic white and blue colour scheme. As well as sweet polka dot wallpaper, the little boy has a wardrobe, changing table and cot from online retailer Babeek, which converts from a cot bed to a toddler bed and then to a day bed as he grows up.
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