What are your favorite bedtime activities with your child?

Summer is ending and the school year starts. How do you get your child ready for bedtime?

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I love the way they smell after bath. They come running and jump in my lap smelling like soap and fresh pjs for thier good night hugs. "Good Night Mommy, I'll see you in the morning." Makes me look forward to waking up!

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River's Mom voted on September 18, 2011

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Now that they are teenagers my favorite bedtime activity is going to bed. I yell "Don't stay up too late, go to bed, good night," up the stairs, then I go to sleep. ("Light at the end of the tunnel" for the toddler crowd-it does get easier!)

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Elizabeth B added this item on September 3, 2010

tracyxo voted on September 3, 2010

Kidzdorm commented on September 6, 2010 - Well my favorite would be reading short stories to her, just after I tuck her in, she looks forward to it every night and I love to do it. Try it tonight, you will see how you and the child enjoy it Natalie Kidzdorm.com http://www.kidzdorm.com

Anita D voted on September 9, 2010

Auralie R voted on December 24, 2010

River's Mom voted on September 18, 2011

River's Mom commented on September 18, 2011 - thank goodness, the sad faces every night are killing me!

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4 Votes

Bedtime is one of my favorite times of the day--I love making up silly stories to make my kids laugh and talking about what's to come tomorrow. And of course, lots of hugs, kisses, and snuggles! -Meagan Francis, GoodNites Nite Lite Panel

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TheHappiestMom added this item on September 9, 2010

Anita D voted on September 9, 2010

Ika D voted on September 26, 2010

Auralie R voted on December 24, 2010

Serenity voted on December 17, 2013

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2 Votes

I guess we're rough in this house! I chase the kids upstairs pretending to be a pinching monster. They squeal and scream, it's hilarious! My husband gives piggy back rides - which is definitely the preferred routine! We say goodnight with laughter.

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BGBmom added this item on September 3, 2010

Anita D voted on September 8, 2010

tracyxo voted on September 13, 2010

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My toddler's CRAZY bedtimer outine. Two cups of water, then a tissue to wipe her nose even tough it hasn't been runny in 6 months, then hugs, and then mommy has to put on 2 blankets with the pictures facing the right direction. Toddler OCD but I love it

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S M added this item on September 5, 2010

Anita D voted on September 8, 2010

Lisa B voted on September 11, 2010

Lisa B commented on September 11, 2010 - Love this! sounds like my 2 year old- We bathe, brush teeth, put on pj's, put a big blanket over him, a receiving blanket (bunched up just right) in his right arm, and his Mickey in his left arm. And then we push his glo-worm that plays lullabies. OCD!

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we "race" to see who gets upstairs to the bedroom first. For years now, my son has always "won". He sure is a fast one. :o)

Liz A added this item on September 7, 2010

Anita D voted on September 8, 2010

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Bedtime for me & my 4 year old daughter is all about "Reading" I read her 2 books, let her pick 1 & I pick the other, then she recites them from memory. Then in the mornings I always ask "What did you dream about baby girl" love hearing about her dreams!

Amber J added this item on September 4, 2011

Veronica G voted on September 20, 2011

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Reading Mercer Mayer stories and relating with Critter. Singing songs while substituting the boys' names for others. Singing Disney songs and making them guess which movie it's from. Hearing, Kiss me a lot, Mommy! and covering them in smooches.

Veronica G added this item on September 20, 2011

Veronica G voted on September 20, 2011

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Brushing her hair, then listening to her go through her consistant phrases each night "I love you mommy, your my favorite, when I wake up I'm going to come in your room and say Good Morning mommy"

River's Mom added this item on September 18, 2011

Veronica G voted on September 20, 2011

1 Votes

Snuggling and reading. Don't want this ritual to end!

odd1 added this item on September 5, 2011

Veronica G voted on September 20, 2011

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Reading "I love you to the moon and back"...then saying Goodnite, I love you to the moon and back!!!

Jennifer F added this item on May 21, 2011

Jennifer F voted on May 21, 2011

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We lay in bed, snuggle...one on each side of me and watch movies. We do this almost every night for a short time. Not sure what is going to happen when the baby comes...I don't have 3 arms :)

Amanda M added this item on September 4, 2010

Anita D voted on September 8, 2010

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My luvbug has a few minutes to "read" a book. When done, he snuggles up to his BIG soft bunny, we pray about the day we had, ask for good dreams and then I play a few of his favorite songs on youtube. We give eachother a hug and then he closes his eyes.

EQ added this item on September 3, 2010

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We start by picking up the house (toys, adult stuff, etc.) as a family. Then, it is off to put chickens to the coop, showers, pj's, brush teeth/hair. Then, we all sit down as a family and read out of the Keys for Kids Bible study books.

Alicia G added this item on September 3, 2010

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Hisako1james 5 added this item on December 26, 2013

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Definitely reading together has always been a favorite. There is nothing more special than reading a classic nursery rhyme while holding my daughter in my arms. Or singing a lullaby. I also loved making up stories, using my imagination.

Jean V added this item on March 3, 2014

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My son is 4 years old - we read a book, brush our teeth and the drill includes potty and then off to bed. We have been following this schedule for a while and he is quiet used to it and knows what to expect.

TitterTot added this item on August 11, 2013

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Jemmaphilbyaea 7 added this item on April 6, 2014

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Marva1miller 5 added this item on December 25, 2013

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I make my daughter lie down on her bed and tell her how beautiful she is. I ask her if she is having any issues or any worries and make her feel as if I am her best friend. Later, when she starts feeling sleepy, I start reading her a story till she sleeps

lisa added this item on February 14, 2013

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Gloriahelms 5 added this item on January 26, 2014

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We talk about our day. Since age 3 we recap what the day held. It's our chance to discuss what went well (playing in the snow!) & what didn't (you got a time-out for not listening). Now every night he insists we do this. It's helped him verbally as well!

theDIYparent added this item on January 29, 2011

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After he has had his bath, My 6 year old Grandson and I lay down on my bed and I read him Bedtime stoies. He knows if I'd read it to him before too, he tells me "Grandma you read that already" so I go on to the next one. He falls asleep easilty too.

Sharon A added this item on January 29, 2013

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at the the end of the night since my son is 5 yrs old and has started kindergarden we love to get books from his book shelf which he has a ton of them,and he picks out a book for me to read to him he tells me about the pictures in the book.

Keisha W added this item on September 26, 2011

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Its our time to "talk about stuff" he chooses the topic, letter sounds, numbers, learning Spanish, what he did in kindergarten, or something else he did that day-suddenly the child who is too busy to talk has a lot to say!

Sammy L added this item on September 26, 2010

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I am raising our 3 yr old Grand daughter. We have a regular routine at bedtime. First if she ate good at dinner we make a couple home baked cookies. Then she gets her favorite book (sometimes two) and we sit together in the rocking chair and read.

Jonah S added this item on September 3, 2010

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My kids are 20 & 23. I still kiss them goodnight and tell them I love them before going to bed if they are home. When they were little, we always said our prayers together no matter how tired I was. :)

Lori P. added this item on February 1, 2013

realmummy commented on July 25, 2013 - That's cool. Mine are about a decade younger. My biggest hope is that they remember "their teeth and their prayers" when they are gone and on their own. They like to pray with me and I have to remind them that they can pray without me too - it still works

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1st stories-'3 cause I'm 3 mummy' (be crying when he's 6!) then tell Little bird: my grandma started stories; once there was a little bird, so do i but the bird is him & is recap of day & allows him to talk about things as little bird, then song & backrub

Downunder added this item on September 27, 2011

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Betty A added this item on April 24, 2013

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Bedtime is story time. Both of my kids get to choose their own story, and they both also get Goodnight Moon together every night. I've read it to my daughter every night since she was 2, and now she's 6. My son loves it too. He usually sleeps with it.

Melissa T added this item on December 18, 2010

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We started reading to our kids when they were babies. I loved sitting together in a big chair with whatever favorite stuffed animal or blanket was a bedtime favorite, talking about the story or the pictures. It was so relaxing I often drifted off myself!

Lisa B added this item on September 3, 2010

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Family hug! After bath, pjs and teeth brushing, my husband, kids and I have a group hug and then everyone gets a good night kiss. As soon as they get their pjs on the kids will start yelling family hug but the rule is its the last thing before bed.

2sweetpeas added this item on January 4, 2013

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Our 5 yr old puts her pjs on, brushes her teeth, flosses and goes potty. Daddy and I go in her room and talk with her a little bit, give big hugs and kisses. Daddy says a prayer, we give her a sip of water, and put on a cd with Bible stories on for her.

Heather J added this item on September 7, 2010

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My husband carries our 7 yr old like a superhero so she can fly to her bed! Or I pretend to be the tickle monster while she squeals and runs to her bed! Then story time followed by sweetest little kisses and hugs imaginable.

Momof1 added this item on October 27, 2010

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Definitely reading together has always been a favorite. There is nothing more special than reading a classic nursery rhyme while holding my daughter in my arms. Or singing a lullaby. I also loved making up stories, using my imagination.

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