Getting babies and kids to sleep can often times be a real struggle. In this post, Meagan gives some tips on how to settle kids down before bedtime, as well as a relaxing bath salts recipe that will encourage your babies to sleep like, well, babies 😉
“Have you ever had one of those nights where your baby just does not want to sleep or where your older kids are running around the house like wild hooligans? I have those nights. Quite often to be honest with you.
My kids are still small and they have LOTS of energy. Being that it’s winter here in Tennessee and the ground is covered in snow, there’s not too much to do outside on a regular basis so their energy builds up and results in a chaotic scene some nights before bed.
When I find that my kids are wound up and bedtime is approaching, I have to assess our situation and many times make adjustments to what we’ve got going on in order to help them calm down.
So if your kids are like mine, I have 3 pieces of advice for you that should help your kids calm down and get a good nights rest… along with a little DIY goodie for you too. Who doesn’t like those?
3 Things That Will Help Your Child Settle Down Before Bed
Well, my first piece of advice here would be to establish a bedtime routine. Every night before bed, we go through the same steps in the same order. My kids are used to it, they know what to expect from it, and it helps them to start calming down because they know bedtime is approaching.”