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Bedtime Routines: Tips To Establish & Keep Them Starting Tonight

Bedtime routines are essential to everyone’s sanity even animals. This sweet little book will quickly become one of your favorites!

Bedtime Routines: Tips To Establish & Keep Them Starting Tonight

Studies and parents all assure everyone that having a bedtime routine is essential for health and well being. There’s not a more exhausted adult than those with a child who has no sleep routine! Those little ones can sure time that screaming like no one else!

Bedtime Routines

Did you know that even animals in the wild have bedtime routines? Well, not necessarily routines but they have their own way of doing their sleep routines. Close enough.

The adorable little Bedtime book by W. Harry Kirn has been a wonderful addition to our bedtime routines. It’s a good, calming way to help our little dude wind down in the evening before bedtime. Not to mention all of the benefits of being read to! According to specialists, doctors  and parents alike, the more words your child hears, the better they will speak! So don’t wait, start your routine from birth!

This little board book is super cute and just long enough for a fantastic start to a bedtime routine! Did you know that reading the same book to children over and over helps them begin to recognize words earlier, therefore assisting them for the rest of their lives with reading and comprehension? Crazy, huh? Don’t believe me? Go look it up for yourself!

About the Book From the Publisher: “Real Facts. Big Fun. The animal families series is like a colorful classroom where many of the teachers have four legs and a tail. Some can even fly! Delight in discovering the bedtime habits we share with our feathered and furry friends.”

~Website ~ Buy It On Amazon ~

You can check out our other fantastic books that are fabulous for bedtime or just relaxing when you have a minute! We love us some Clever Publishing!

Tips To Establish & Keep Them Starting Tonight

  1. Start your routine at the same time every night, even during holidays and on vacations. Below are some things you can add to your routine if you’d like. According to Psych Central, having a routine creates a sense of safety. In college, we learned it as security rather than safety, but they are the same.
    • Take bath
    • Brush Hair/Teeth
    • Sing a soft song
    • Read Book
    • Lights Out
  2. Naptime is the same: same time every single day.
  3. About an hour or so before bedtime or when the sunlight goes away, turn down the lights in the house to get the brain to start releasing the sleep hormones. Turn off televisions and electronic devices at least 30 minutes before bedtime.
  4. Do a countdown every night. Basically, “30 minutes until bedtime…” “15 minutes until bedtime…” until it’s bedtime. It helps children to learn that it’s coming and to be accepting of it.
  5. Make a poster board for bedtime routines, my friend did one and she swears by it! You can get a free printable for bedtime routine over at B-Inspired Mama if you’d like!
  6. If you need help getting your toddler to sleep alone, you can check out this article from Laptops & Naptimes for more on that adventure!

Bedtime Routines: Tips To Establish & Keep Them Starting Tonight


Hi all! My name is Kaycee. I live in Arkansas with my husband of over 15 years! We have a grown daughter, a son-in-love and 2 grandson. Just love being Nonna! We also have an angel waiting on us to join her one day, she was 11 months old when she went to Heaven. We also have two great Chihuahuas and a Great Dane, along with several fish in our koi pond. My educational background is in Psychology and Child Development but my heart is in ministry, crafts, fun, reviews and my website, My Crafty Zoo. I look forward to continuing to share my life through word and pictures with you and love hearing your feedback! Thank you for taking the time to read and allowing me to share! I look forward to reading your comments!

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