Why is a good bedtime routine for children so important?
Krista - posted on 06/25/2011
Basically it's because children tend to settle much more easily if you're not springing bedtime on them as a surprise.
If you consistently do bath, jammies, teeth, story, bed, then both their bodies and their brains remember that order, and prepare themselves for bed. It just makes things much easier overall, really.
Kristal - posted on 06/25/2011
I think it just makes things so much easier for everyone!! When the child knows what to expect, they tend to have less problems doing it. And for us parents, is makes it easier to get them to go to bed when the children know what is going to happen....ie bath, brush teeth, read a book, sing a song, then bed....It's just easier for everyone!!
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