I didn't have a pool noodle so I used rolled up beach towels. No more ugly bed rails in this house! ~ Pool noodle under the fitted sheet.keeps the toddler in the bed. Better than those gulag bed rail fence things
Calming jar-tell child that they need a break and may come back when everything has settled to the bottom - I think I love this idea. Better than a simple time out for temper tantrums. some days I think that I need a calming jar.