Our children experienced a huge disruption to their routine at the end of last school year, and it’s highly likely that many things will be different once they return. This can cause a great deal of anxiety for various reasons. Some children may be nervous about the unknown structure, while others might be worried about separating from their caregivers after being together all the time.
A good night’s sleep impacts everything: feelings, stress levels, how you feel physically, performance at school, sports and other after-school activities and more. The following 12 tips are written to help ensure your child is getting enough Z’s to learn the ABCs.
If you and your family happened to get out of routine over the past few months…no worries. Aim to implement the following sleep hygiene tips and strive to adjust your child’s bedtime by 15 minutes each week until you have reached your desired time.