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Mindful Bedtime Tips

💮Mindful Sleep Transfers & Habits💮


Bedtime doesn't have to be a struggle! In fact, it's one of my personal favorite times to bond with my children at the end of the day. Here are some of my favorite tips and suggestions for making sleep a mindful part of your day!


1. Cosleeping! My family loves to bedshare and finds that giving in to this natural instinct to be close to your young at night, improves bonding significantly. In addtion, our children sleep through the night for lengthier hours, and sleep well! No getting up throughout the night for this mama! I always have my babies at an arm's length (usually less). ;)

2. Go to your baby when they wake/cry out! Sleep training techniques, especially CIO are not only ineffective longeterm, but they can also be damaging to the development of the child brain. By responding to your baby's cries at night, you are strengthening their trust in yoi, and therefore creating a more secure child as they grow! They know that even if they venture off and land on their face, mom or dad will be there to assist!💚

3. Transferring peacefully! Some simple tricks you can follow when attempting the dreaded transfer! 👉 Wait at least 10 minutes from the time your child falls asleep to move them from your arms. Ensure REM sleep by checking for darting eyes behind the lids. 👉 Spread your fingers as to create as much support under the head, neck, and bottom. 👉 Bend your knees and bring yourself as close to the transfer spot, as possible. 👉 Lay your child down beginning with the feet, as not to create a sense of falling. Shift the hand supporting thr bottom to the back, as you lay your baby or child down feet to bottom to torso to neck, and lastly their head. 👉 If your child stirs, try again and wait another 10-20 minutes from the time they fall asleep, to try the transfer

again! NOW! For some Mindful Mama time!

4. Connect with the subconscious! I love whispering sweet nothings to my kids as they sleep. I remind them of the fun they had that day, what great things tomorrow brings, and positive affirmations that they can drift off to dreamland with. 😇


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Sweet dreams!

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Christina Buter
Christina Buter
Aug 17, 2021

❤ love!!! I do struggle with bed time because I try to stay up and work for a couple more hours after they go down. So it'd be nice if they would just go to sleep 😂 but I also love bonding with them before bed. I feel it's so important

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Tiffany Campo
Tiffany Campo
Aug 17, 2021
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I hear you, mama! I've found that by spending that bonding time and really investing at bedtime, has lead toa better routine amd quicker fall downs for them, making my sneak aways more abundant, hehe! I tend to seek my alone time before they wake now too but I blame pregnancy insomnia, there. ;)

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Emily T
Emily T
Aug 17, 2021

Love this!

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