It’s easy to fall into a pattern of routines with toddlers. For me, I bathe my son, put on his pajamas, let him play for a while, provide him with a bedtime snack, brush his teeth, and put him to bed. In the process of our nightly routine, my son has his own routines: Bath: […]Read More The Danger of Routines
My son’s bedtime routine is pretty standard. We put on his PJs and sleep-sack, read him some stories, say goodnight to his stuffed animals, kiss him goodnight, turn off the lights, and shut the door. [Thump] [Click] A switch is activated in his focused little, noodly brain. He arises slowly from his back grasping the […]Read More Your Children’s Bedtime/Stage Time Experiences Cartooned
Do you have a toddler? Does his or her bedtime routine include crying, hiding in corners, and going Ultimate Warrior on the side of the crib? For many toddlers this has become their reality as they seek autotomy and control over their environments. Once the crying stops, however, that’s when things REALLY get interesting. It’s […]Read More It’s Bedtime. It’s Stage Time!