September 2018 - Pickens County First Steps

How a Simple Bedtime Routine Can Help Your Child Feel Secure (and help you manage stress)

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A post from The Palmetto Basics

Young children thrive when their world seems loving, safe, and predictable. Little ones love knowing what to expect!

Predictability helps them feel secure.

It’s why young kids love the same books, movies, and activities over and over again! It’s also why they need consistent boundaries and guidelines. You don’t have to be an organized, “Type A” personality to create simple routines for your family. It may help to think of them as “rhythms” instead of routines.

Here are some things to keep in mind when creating a new routine […]