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5 Tips for Winding Down Before Bed

Blog 5 Tips for Winding Down Before Bed

As a parent, you’re probably familiar with the struggle of getting your child to bed for the night. To avoid the fight, you may at times find yourself more lenient with sleep schedules, especially during summer. However, with a new school year fast approaching, it’s important to reestablish nighttime routines and create good sleep habits.

Children in preschool and elementary school should obtain 10-12 hours of sleep each night to promote proper growth and development. A full night of peaceful sleep can also contribute to good behavior and a better attention span, ultimately helping your child excel in the classroom.

So, as summer comes to a close, learn how to avoid the nighttime battle with these tips for winding down before bed:


By incorporating these practices into your nighttime schedule, you’ll see a difference in your child’s sleep behavior before you know it! For more bedtime tips and tricks, check out our Guide for Getting Your Child Back Into a Sleep Routine for School

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