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Speeding up bedtime routine for kids – Parenting Comic

Tired mom reading bedtime story to toddler child at night in a house




Mom looking for story books in bookstore

How can you speed up your kid’s bedtime routine so they go to bed earlier?

It’s getting late. I’m getting tired. My toddler needs to sleep. But he wants to stick to his bedtime routine and won’t skip bedtime stories. Plus, he has to pick the thickest book! So what do I do as a smart mom to speed up bedtime routine? I summarize paragraphs and skip pages. It’s true! I shorten up their bedtime stories, summarize and paraphrase long paragraphs and call it a night, lol. Sometimes my toddler notices and picks another book. But in a lot of cases, if he chose a thick book, skipping and flying through pages become not noticeable and can greatly expedite the process. Cheers.


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About Summer and Muu Parenting Comics

Summer and Muu is a series of parenting comics for new moms and dads with young children. They are a heavily reliable source of stress relievers as every parent can relate to these parenting comics. Brenda Li, the cartoonist behind the series, wants to ensure that new parents out there know that they are not alone in this parenting struggle and journey. Raising little human beings from scratch is a daunting feeling. There is no step by step youtube tutorials, no easy Ikea instructional manuals and definitely no mobile app to automate and do everything for you. Moms and dads need all the support they can get, whether it is¬†physical, emotional, social, or intellectual support. By illustrating the daily struggle of a new mom and turning daily struggles into everyday humour, new parents faced with similar headaches are immediately comforted. Knowing that you’re not alone is a huge reassurance that everything is still okay and “normal”.

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