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Bedtime Tips and Tricks

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5 Tricks to Calm a Toddler Before Bedtime

A typical day for a modern family involves a lot of running. Running to and from school or daycare, zipping to sports or other activities, then flying through a family dinner to finally reach bedtime! It is important to find some quiet time before bed, kids and parents need this time to unwind after a busy day. Unfortunately, our kids don’t know how to naturally unwind, so we have to teach them. Because everything is new, and their brains are absorbing new information, relaxation isn’t easy for a busy toddler. Since kids get tired at the end of the day, and tired looks different for each child, it is important for parents to recognize their own child’s sleep signs and begin a bedtime routine. Parents everywhere are aware that having a consistent bedtime routine can help to ease the transition from playtime to sleep time. But what activities will help calm…