If you have kids, you know the bedtime struggle is real. If time-consuming, drama-filled bedtimes are a norm in your house, consider making just a few simple changes to your child’s bedtime routine to bring some much-needed peace and order to your family’s evenings.
Starting a routine when your child is young is the best way to minimize bedtime disasters; however, it is never too late to implement a new routine in your household. Most babies need 16 -18 hours of sleep each day while most children need between 11 and 12 hours of sleep to be rested and functioning at their highest potential the next day. To move to a battle-free bedtime and ensure your child gets plenty of sleep, try these suggestions to make a peaceful bedtime a reality.
Include some of these tips in your bedtime routine tonight, and with a little luck and patience, they can turn your nights from chaotic to restful in no time.