momknowsbetter

Children think they know.. but they have noooo idea!

on February 29, 2012

Why is bedtime so difficult!?

raisingkidswithlove

Time for that nap!  Don’t miss the window for naps….toddlers need naps to sleep well at night!  Establish good sleep routines for naps and night-time!

It was 8:30,  I was tired, and my 2-year-old seemed to be gearing up for the evening.  My patience was short and soon everyone ended up melting down.  Not a very pleasant way to end the day!  I hated when an evening in our home ended in a melt down!  I always felt like such a terrible Mom, but evenings like that made me re-group and remember that naps, early bedtimes and calming routines were the cornerstone to good sleep for everyone.  Besides, when the kids were in bed early, I always had time to take a breather, visit with Brad and reward myself with a bowl of ice cream for making it through another day!

Often children are sleeping pretty well as they enter the…

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  1. Thanks for re-blogging my post! Love your blog! Will visit again!
    Cindy
    http://www.raisingkidswithlove.wordpress.com

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