Bed Time Tips + Hamper #giveaway
It's bed time and there is the normal plea for '5 more minutes please' but the bedtime routine is important, otherwise, it takes Summer a lot longer to settle, and come the morning it is harder for her to get out of bed. But, most important a routine allows the child to feel safe, and they will develop a sense of security. It can also help strengthen a sense of self-discipline for the child.
Thus, we have a routine that everyone including Summer is happy with.
It's PJ time, brush the teeth and a quick toilet and they are off to bed. Our steps for a smoother bed time:
- Quiet time: Settle down and chill time.
- Change into something comfy: PJ time and wrap up in a snuggly dressing gown to keep warm and cosy.
- Clean teeth: Brush time, teeth and hair.
- Cuddle time: Tuck in and kiss goodnight so she can go to bed feeling warm and content.
- Say goodnight: Summer likes to say goodnight to everyone, and she likes me to wish her 'sweet dreams'
- Story or song time: either a night time story or sing a couple of nursery rhymes by softly singing favourite lullabies.
Things to avoid: late night eating and too much screen time.
The kids are in bed and it's our time to relax.
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