It is never to early to pray for and with your child. Parents can begin praying daily for their unborn child and continue to pray with them daily. They may feel God's presence in your voice. Listen to music to provide a calm Christian
environment for them. As you begin teaching them to pray, put the child on your lap so they are facing forward. Make sure you are relaxed and able to communicate lovingly. Select places which are quiet and relaxing such as on a bench in a garden or in front of a fireplace.
At bedtime, you may create rituals to help a child transition from being with you to being alone. Talk about God always being with them. Rituals may include sharing a bedtime snack, reading or telling stories, saying prayers or singing. songs. This routine may offer your child comfort and safety.
Talk about what they did during the day, their happy and sad times. Talk to them in a relaxed manner so they know being together is a special time.
A How to Pray Primer for Parents and Families This article reveals the importance of praying as a family and offers ways to establish praying in the domestic church, the family.