Sometimes it can be hard for kids to settle down at night especially after a long day at home. Our bedtime routine has become so special to us and with our little one, I wanted to share how we calm that little body and get ready for bed at night!

When we head upstairs the first thing we do is clean up our playroom to make sure it is nice and clean for the next morning, I make sure Paisley understands that when you wake up to a clean playroom it allows her to play even more in the morning since there isn’t a mess.

We then head to her bedroom so she can pick out her pjs. She is very particular about her pajamas and she always picks her fav princess pajamas like these Rapunzel pjs. Of course, her baby has to match! 🙂

Little girl wearing a Rapunzel nighgown with pink robe and carrying a Hello Kitty shopping cart toy to her white play tent.
Little girl wearing a Rapunzel nighgown with pink robe and laying in bed with her doll that's wearing a Rapunzel Doll Dress.
Little girl wearing a Rapunzel nighgown with pink robe and standing on a stool while brushing her teeth in the bathroom.
A little girl in a Rapunzel princess nightgown with pink robe putting essential oil in a diffuser and getting ready for bed.

We then go brush and floss her teeth and head back to her bedroom.

We pick out her favorite nighttime oils for her diffuser (usually cedarwood and lavender) and then pick out her favorite book to read. Again it’s usually a princess book but I have her choose from 5 books so that it doesn’t take all night! 🙂

After books, we tuck in her animals and babies and say a goodnight prayer. Routines are so important in our household especially these days where everything seems out of normal. Having a little bit of routine and normalcy in our home has helped a ton!