How Do You Establish A Bedtime Routine For A Toddler?
There’s no better time than now to establish a bedtime routine for your child. To a toddler consistency is calming and relaxing. The more calm and relaxed the child is the easier he will fall asleep. Routines are important to a toddler and the fact that they are getting the rest they need is important to you. Before you even start the bedtime routine, let your child get out some of that pent up energy. Have dad do some floor wrestling with him, play keep away, or anything to get out some of that excess energy that’s always left over at the end of the day. Draw a warm bubble bath with plenty of lavender scented baby wash. Supply him with lots of bath toys and let him have a long soothing bath. The warm water will relax all of his mussles, and get him ready for some good sleep. The rest of your routine is pretty much up to you but it should include calm bedtime activites. You can have him pick out his pajamas, brush his teeth, wash his face, and cuddle up with you for story time. Just ma