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How Books Can Help With Bedtime Challenges

by the Brightly Editors

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Bedtime can be challenging enough without the myriad of distractions! From too much screen time to your child not being tired enough to sleep, there are endless obstacles when it comes to getting your little ones to bed on time. Luckily, for some of these roadblocks, books can help!

  • TIP #1: Screen Time Before Bed

  • Set a timer that signals the end of screen time and switch from screens to books at least an hour before bed. If the whole family does it, it helps make it less of a task and more of a fun nighttime routine. In this day and age, we’re surrounded by screens all day long, so this makes books seem more like a fun treat.