Bedtime Without Battles

“Any kid will run any errand for you if you ask at bedtime” ~ Red Skeltonbedtime-without-battles

All children need a good night’s sleep.  Sleep is vital for physical growth as the growth hormone is only released during sleep.  As parents, we also need our children to have a good night’s sleep; “adult time” is crucial for our own well-being.  Almost all children resist going to bed at some point and research has shown that 30-40% of normal children have trouble going to sleep and develop strategies to put off going to bed.  Here are some tips which might help:

When your child is in bed:
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