Bedtime can be challenging for both children and parents, but there are some things you can do that will help transitioning into bedtime much easier for the both of you.
Sylvia Binsfeld, author of "Dorme: A Magical Dreamland Visit" and creator of the book's companion film, shares tips on how to create a calmer bedtime routine that will help your child sleep. Structure benefits children in many ways, a bedtime routine is nothing different. Allowing no sugar or media after dinner, will help your child wind down before bedtime. Dimming the lights and reading a book together is also a great way to relax your child as well as bond with him by creating these precious bedtime memories. Setting a specific bedtime hour will also help make transitioning into bedtime easier for the both of you, and after your child is asleep you can enjoy that YOU time!
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Bedtime Routine for Better Dreams
- No Evening Sugar
- Bed at the same time every night
- Calming Transition
- No Media after Transition
- Start Bedtime Routine
- Reading Calming/Happy story
- No Background noise