50 Beautiful & Best Good Night Wishes for a Child

Good Night Wishes for a Child are a precious thing.

When you send your kids to bed at night it is lovely to send with them some good night wishes. What fills a child’s head before they sleep can help them feel worried and nervous or feel warm, loved and connected.  Goodnight message  to your child have real impact.  Just as morning affirmations can start the day off right, goodnight wishes can end it beautifully.

If we can help them to go to sleep with a smile on their face and warmth in their hearts we have done a truly lovely thing and it will help ease their slumber. It doesn’t matter of our kids are 6 or 26 what we say to them matters and filling them up with the good stuff is part and parcel of positive parenting.

Fans of my quote books for kids will know just how important powerful words can be for a kid, so lets dive in and check out some more that pare perfect to send them off into their dreams.



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Good Night Wishes for a Child

1.When the morning comes, may you wake up with a heart full of gratitude and a smile that brightens the world.

2. As you close your eyes, may you find comfort in knowing that tomorrow holds endless possibilities.

3. Sleep tight, my cherished child, and know that you are loved more than words can express.

4. Sweet dreams, my brave little one.

5. Dream fearlessly, dream boldly, and know that you are capable of anything.

6.May the night’s embrace be soft and tender, just like the hugs we give you each day

7.Good night, my bundle of joy.

8.Good night sleep tight mind the bed bugs doesn’t bite

9. Good night,  God bless

10. May angels guard you while you sleep, till morning light appears.

11. “Go to bed, you sleepy head!

12. Rest your head, sleepy-head

13.”Sleep snug as a bug in a rug!”

14. “Time to ride the rainbow to dreamland!”

15. I love you to the stars and back



Cute Good night Wishes for a Child

16. Stars are out and moon is hanging around and peeping through your window just to say you good night. Sweet dreams

17. If I could list all the things I am grateful for today, you will be at the very top.

18. See you in my dreams x

19. Relax and unwind; may your dreams be kind

20. “Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.”

21. I just want to say, good night, sweet prince, may flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.”- Harry Dean Stanton.

22. “Good night, good night, good night, what more is there to say than good night? We’ve had a lot of fun and it’s time to toodle-oo. Au revoir, auf wiendersehn and Inka, dinks doo.”

– Jimmy Durante.

23.“Welcome to Sweet Dreams airlines. We’ll be shortly arriving at Dreamland. Fasten blankets, puff the pillow, close your eyes and get ready to doze off! Good Night!”

– Unknown*.

24. “Good night, sleep tight, may your dreams take you on a wonderful flight.” – Kate Summers.

25. “Don’t fight with the pillow, but lay down your head and kick every worriment out of the bed.” – Edmund Vance Cooke.

26. “Goodnight stars, goodnight air, goodnight noises everywhere.”– Margaret Wise Brown.

27.”How did it get so late so soon?”– Dr. Seuss.

28. “Now the sun turns out his light. Good night sleep tight…”- The Beatles, ‘Good Night’.

29. “Night falls fast. Today is in the past.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay.

30.“Here your dreams are sweet and tomorrow brings them true, here is the place where I love you.”—Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

Comforting Goodnight Wishes for Kids

31.  “Good night, slept tight, awake full of joy at the morning light.” – Theodore Higgingsworth.

32.“The day is over, the night is here, know that I love you today and forever, my dear.” – Catherine Pulsifer

33. Sweetest dreams be thine through all their shining way, till darkness goes, and bird and rose with rapture greet the day.” Proctor

34.“To all, to each, a fair good night, And pleasant dreams and slumbers light.” – Sir Walter Scott

35.“ Embrace your dreams, through the night. Tomorrow comes with a whole new light.”- George Orwell.

36. “Day is over, night has come. Today is gone, what’s done is done.”- George Orwell.

37. “Night with her train of stars And her great gift of sleep.” – William Ernest Henley.

38. There’s no night without stars.” – Andre Norton.

39 .“The world rests in the night.”- John O’Donohue.

40. There never was night that had no morn.”- Dinah.


Goodnight Wishes for Kids

Lovely Good night wishes and good night quotes

41. The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.”- Jean Ingelow.

42. Night conceals a world but reveals a universe.”- Robert Browning.

43.“Goodnight. Let the stars light the way to where your dreams can be found awaiting your arrival.” – Anthony T. Hincks.

44. “May the good memories of today lull you to sleep.” – Kate Summer.

45.“Dream happy dreams.’



Wise Good night quotes

46. “Nothing happens unless first we dream.”—Carl Sandburg

47. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”—Eleanor Roosevelt

48. “Tired minds don’t plan well. Sleep first, plan later.”—Walter Reisch

49. “You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.”—Charles Kettering

50. “After all, tomorrow is another day!”—Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind


How to say  … good night wishes to your child

Saying a sweet goodnight to your child is a wonderful way to express your love and care. Here’s a gentle and affectionate way to do it:

  1. Use your child’s name: Addressing them by their name adds a personal touch.
  2. Express your love: Let them know how much you care for them.
  3. Acknowledge their uniqueness: Highlight something special about them or their day.
  4. Wish them a peaceful sleep: Let them know you want them to rest well and have pleasant dreams.
  5. Share one of the gorgeous quotes above.


Let them know too how much you are looking forward to seeing them tomorrow through your heartfelt good night wishes.


Good Night Wishes for a Child

Good night wishes for your teen child

When saying goodnight to your teen child, it’s essential to balance affection and respect for their growing independence. Here’s a thoughtful way to do it:

  1. Use a warm and caring tone: Teens still appreciate affection, even if they might not always show it.
  2. Acknowledge their autonomy: Recognize their independence while still expressing your love.
  3. Encourage open communication: Let them know you’re always there for them if they need to talk.
  4. Wish them a good rest: Show that you care about their well-being and want them to have a restful night.

You could say something like:

“Goodnight, [Teen’s Name]. I love you, and I’m proud of the person you’re becoming. Remember, I’m here for you no matter what. If you ever want to talk or need anything, I’m just a knock away. Sleep well and have sweet dreams. I can’t wait to see you tomorrow morning.”

Keep in mind that teenagers appreciate both love and respect, so finding the right balance in your goodnight message will go a long way in nurturing a strong parent-child relationship during these crucial years.


More good night wishes from the heart

Further reading on good night wishes and the importance of words

Wishing all your children a peaceful night full to the brim with sweet dreams and caressed by your good night wishes. .

And once you have packed them off to bed wish good wishes you might want to think about some morning affirmations to help them greet the day






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