How To Create A Blissful Bedtime Routine + Free Printable Checklist
Sleep is an important part of your little one’s early mental and physical development. The trouble is, it can be a struggle to get them settled in for the night! Download our FREE Bedtime Routine Checklist to get your child more engaged in the process. It might just help everyone, grown-ups included, sleep more soundly.
After your child is nice and clean, keep the relaxation going with some lavender essential oil in a small diffuser. It can help your kiddo fall asleep and stay asleep.
PUT ON PAJAMAS
For toddlers who are learning to dress themselves, start with elastic pajama bottoms that are easy to pull up.
Got a reluctant brusher? Let them choose their own special toothbrush! They’ll be able to find some of their favorite characters on toothpaste, too.
If your little one is just starting potty training, we’ve got ideas to make the process more enjoyable.
Start with our quiz, Which Potty Training Strategy is Best for Your Child? then check out more tips for Creating a Child-Centered Potty Training Experience and 7 Ways to Make a Happy Potty Place for Your Child.
A personalized book is a unique way to boost your child’s confidence as they tackle this exciting challenge.
Set a timer for 10–15 minutes of restful activities like drawing, coloring, puzzles, or listening to music that will help your child unwind.
HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY
Ask your child to share their favorite part of their day. Reflecting on the people/places/things and moments they’re grateful for will help them find the good in every day.
Make bedtime more magical with an enchanting read to send your little one off to sweet dreams! Here are some of our favorites:
GOOD NIGHT CUDDLE
Grown-ups and kids agree: there’s no better way to end the day than with a hug and a kiss from a loved one!
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