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Understanding routines from bedtime to morning and from children to adults
George Kitsaras Ph.D.
From co-sleeping to bathing before bed, bedtime routines vary considerably across the world while maintaining certain similarities and strong parental support.
Investing some time and effort in creating a good routine can go a long way towards helping children achieve and succeed in later life.
What is the dream bedtime routine for children? Is it even realistic? A few recommendations can go a long way in achieving a good routine that benefits both children and parents.
George Kitsaras Ph.D., MSc, CPsychol, is a psychologist and a research associate in behaviour change at the University of Manchester, UK. His research focuses on bedtime routines for young children and families.