How to find the best bedtime story for your child

March 10, 2021Advice, Gift Guides, How to, Lifestyle, Parenting


Bedtime stories are a magical thing that help children of all ages to get a good night’s sleep (and for their parents to get some peace and quiet at the end of the day) Full of fantasy, adventure and that all-important happy ending, bedtime stories are an opportunity for families to unwind, engage and strengthen their special bond. If you’re looking for a new title to add to your weekly roster or simply bored of your toddler’s current choices, we have the perfect pick for your little sleeper.

Dim the lights, draw the curtains and make sure they’re sitting comfortably, the story is about to begin. Whether they’re a budding ballerina, a constant storyteller or they simply have a flair for the dramatic, discover a new bedtime story to fill their dreams with thoughts of a brightly lit future. 

History is full of ordinary people who achieve extraordinary things and your little reader could be one of them. introduce them to a new hero who will help them to challenge expectations, stand up for others or achieve success during difficult times – the possibilities really are endless! 

It’s time for a reminder that it won’t always be this way. Take little ones on a journey through a world of possibilities and embark on the amazing adventure of being them – where will their ideas take them?

Relive the wonder of your best bedtime memories with your mini-me. After all, they’re called classics for a reason. Meet old friends, retell enchanting tales and share memories from your own childhood as you enjoy these charming stories together. The best part? You can cuddle up extra close and share the therapeutic soothing effects of a traditional bedtime routine. 

Big emotions have a habit of bubbling over right before bedtime. When your little one is overwhelmed, the right book can guide them through and equip them with the words they need to communicate their thoughts and fears. This way, your toddler can drift off into sweet dreams, confident that the nightmares will be kept far, far away. 

Whatever you choose for your next bedtime read, remember to tag us @My1stYears and use #My1stYears so we can share the wonder of a good book with you!

With love,

My 1st Years x