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As a new mom with my son, creating a nightly routine was really important to me. And while he may not have slept through the night for awhile, we’re still doing the same routine three years later with him and now my baby girl.
A night time and bedtime routine can be an enjoyable time for everyone. Check out our bedtime schedule that I’ve created to fit our family’s needs.
Creating a Nightly Routine With Your Baby
6:00 PM: Dinner Time
Dinner time can be pretty chaotic. We start dinner around 5pm and are usually seated and eating between 5:30 and 6pm.
We take our time, make sure everyone eats their meal before wrapping up and cleaning up the table.
6:30 PM: Family Walk
Family walk is a great way to help the kids (and you!) unwind. We love taking our leisurely stroll after we eat. It’s a great way to burn off any extra energy the kids may have.
7:00 PM: Bath Time and Lotion
Bath time is all my husband. This is a great way for Dads to incorporate some time with the kids especially if they are working out of the home and like a little one on one time every day.
We have always loved our JOHNSON’S® products from our local Walgreens. My son’s eczema was so bad due to a dairy allergy and JOHNSON’S® was always the best on his skin without irritating or making the problem worse. Walgreens always had our “special soap” in stock when we needed it most. Now, JOHNSON’S® is new and improved from the inside out.
Walgreens has saved us so many times with middle of the night medication runs and one time when we were on a trip and forgot to pack diapers. I always find good savings when I’m there making it my go-to store for my baby needs.
JOHNSON’S® is 100% gentle, and free of parabens, phthalates, dye and sulfate making it worry free for this mama. There’s even a pump top making bath time a little easier on Dad. JOHNSON’S® continues to evolve and change giving us the the safest ingredients while also staying true to the brand people and hospitals have come to trust.
We loved JOHNSON’S® before but I love the brand even more for listening to our needs.
For lotion, we use the JOHNSON’S® Night Time lotion with lavender. Lavender helps increase that deep slumber sleep so your baby can recharge and be ready to tear all the books apart the next day.
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7:30 PM: Story Time and Sleep
Luckily my daughter has taken to our night time routine and she falls asleep very easily. Our story time includes two books that typically we checked out from the library that week. Usually my daughter will then fall asleep in my arms after nursing and my son will drift off in his bed usually clutching his favorite toy from the day.
What does your bedtime routine look like for your family?