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Hi there and welcome! We are continuing with our Gearing Up for School series because I know so many of you are in countdown mode to the new school year. Today I will be talking all about bedtime routines and how to use them to set your child up for success. Let’s do it!
If we want our children to be successful in school and in life, they need to have that adequate sleep, so setting a bedtime is a must. Not only do we need to set a bedtime, but we also need to be consistent with that bedtime. This means that our children should follow the same bedtime on weeknights and on the weekend. If we haven’t started following this schedule yet, now’s the time.
A bedtime routine includes all of the activities that your child needs to accomplish at night to prepare for bed. For example, taking a bath, brushing teeth, putting on pajamas, reading a bedtime...