Bedtime battles have a tendency to tire out parents just as much as kids. According to a poll by the National Sleep Foundation, 69 percent of parents reported that their child, ages zero to 10, had sleep problems at least a few nights a week, mostly centering around arguments about going to sleep or waking during the night.
Getting enough sleep is vital to your child's growth and development, not to mention your own sanity. Studies have shown that sleep-deprived kids get injured more often, they get sick more easily, their grades suffer -- and so do their moods.
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Keeping a regular, enjoyable bedtime routine will help cut down on your struggles and help make your home a more peaceful place, day and night.
1. Watch food and drink consumption.
Large meals can make it difficult to sleep, so give your child some time between dinner and bedtime to digest. Make sure your child stays away from sweetsRead More »from Bedtime Battles? Try These 6 Tried-and-True Strategies