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With the first day of school just around the corner, our team at Professionals Keith Brady Real Estate, Everton Park thought we’d help out Everton Park parents with a few tried and tested ‘back to school tips’, beginning with re-setting your child’s body clock.
Getting back into the swing of earlier wake-up times can be hard for kids, not to mention parents. To better ease your family’s transition to a “school night” sleep schedule, it’s not a bad idea to roll back your child’s bedtime the week before term 1 begins.
If your child is aged 5 to 12 they’ll typically need 10 to 11 hours of sleep per night, while older children will generally require at least 9 hours of sleep.
Some signs that your children are not getting enough shut-eye are:
To help your children get sufficient sleep it’s recommended that a bedtime routine is established and maintained for consistency. The National Sleep Foundation recommends:
Does your child have a successful bedtime routine? Is there a favourite toy or book your child won’t sleep without? Please share any of your own ‘back to school’ parenting tips with us here.