What are bedtime best practices?
We know how challenging bedtime can be, and in this episode, Corey and I give our best tips and strategies to navigate it with ease and a big dose of self compassion!
We talk about separation anxiety, how to be supportive partners to one another, creating bedtime and morning routines, and so much more.
- [2:30] Mindest tips around bedtime
- [6:05] Why it’s okay to want to help
- [8:50] How to set yourself up to be in a better space mentally before bedtime
- [11:00] Starting your bedtime routine in advance
- [13:30] Getting energy out before bed
- [16:45] Creating a nighttime routine
- [18:50] Keeping kids accountable to their routine
- [25:10] Make the bedroom ‘bed-able’
- [32:30] The separation that comes with bedtime
- [44:00] Giving your kids a container of time to talk at bed time
- [52:10] Taking turns putting the kids to bed
Episode #86: Bedtime Best Practices
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Resources mentioned in this episode
- Free ‘How to Stop Yelling’ Course: www.sarahrosensweet.com/yelling
- Rest, Play, Grow by Deborah McNamara: https://amzn.to/3QU9o7C
- Infographic: https://macnamara.ca/portfolio/info-graphic-when-saying-goodnight-is-hard-20-ways-to-bridge-the-nighttime-distance/
- Bedtime Cheat Sheet: www.sarahrosensweet.com/bedtime
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