Tips for Creating a Great Bedtime Routine

My sleep tip for today has to do with bedtime routines for your baby or young child.

A bedtime routine is something you can start at a very early age. It’s a good habit to get into and it is an excellent cue to the body and the mind that it is time to settle down and get ready for sleep.

A bedtime routine should last approximate 20 – 30 minutes and should be exactly the same every night. Children love consistency! At least some of the routine should take place in the child’s bedroom or sleeping area. This let’s them know that bedtime is near and that their room is a comfortable and nice place to be and spend time in.

The routine should be enjoyable to both the parent and child and should become an excellent quality time between you and your child.

If you would like to learn more about creating the perfect bedtime routine for your little one or if you find that each night bedtime is a battle, please contact me directly so that we can discuss! I can be reached via email: info@giftofsleepconsulting.com or by phone: (267)382-0826. Peaceful nights is only an email or phone call away! Sweet Dreams!

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