If you are a parent of toddlers you know very well that little children hate the idea of sleeping at night! They seem to have tons of energy left when we are more than ready to call it a night! The article below provides some tips that will help your little ones look forward to the bedtime every single night.
Start With a Bath
You will have to give your children a bath every night before they go to bed. A warm bath with lots of bubbles will help your children to relax and unwind after a long day of learning and playing. So make sure you invite them to the bath just before their bedtime. Let them splash around and spend their energy in the bath! You will be thankful for this for sure.
Let them pick out a few cute animal bath towels so they will feel excited during bath time. You can let them pick out their pyjamas as well so they will feel excited at the end of the day, to wear fresh clothes and sleep tight. Buy a few good rubber toys as well so your children will be able to enjoy themselves immensely as they bathe.
Let Them Brush Their Own Teeth
You have to train your children and get them to brush their teeth. Good habits like this will promote good oral health. They will be able to take great care of their pretty little pearly whites exceptionally this way. You will have to ensure their teeth are clean at night because as they sleep the bacteria in their mouth will multiply. So it is important to check if they have brushed well before they sleep too. You can let them brush at the start and then take over.
Read a Good Book
Buy some nice little bedtime books and start reading to your little ones. They will love reading with you and they will often even continue the good habit of reading if you train them in the right way from the start. Research on the internet and find some great children’s books with lots of nice pictures and stories. They will enjoy the experience of cuddling up to you and reading when night falls. You will be able to cherish these beautiful memories for many years to come. Research on the internet and find good titles. You will be able to order quite a number of books online with ease now too.
Give Lots of Cuddles and Kisses
Your kids need to know that you love them, especially before they go to sleep. They need to feel safe and loved in order to enjoy a good night’s sleep. So give them lots and lots of cuddles when you tuck them in. If you co-sleep you will be able to cuddle them and sleep. But if you don’t, you can stay with them until they fall asleep and then turn off the lights. They will surely enjoy the sense of protection and security they feel when you are with them until they fall asleep!
Hope you will follow the tips above and give your precious little one wonderful rest at night!