Healthy Sleep Habits for Kids

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Healthy Sleep Habits for KidsKids may have been asking why their parents are too strict when it comes to sleeping. But this is also one of the problems of parents, to keep their children to bed and sleep. Kids won’t run out of energy sometimes, they just want to play and play all day. But as parents, they need to let their children sleep for they need to get enough sleep everyday. Establishing a healthy sleep routine is necessary for children to grow healthy and strong.

Healthy Sleep in Children

Make sleeping as a daily habit for your kiddos. Here are healthy sleep habits for kids, check them out!

  • Talk to your child. It is necessary that your child understands why you are letting them to go to bed early. Make rules involving them and be sure that they follow with the rules. You have to be there to make sure that they are making their part. You need to be consistent when implementing some rules. Sometimes kids may be difficult to deal with sometimes but you need extra patience. Let them understand that sleeping is good for their health, it is resting their body from the day’s tiring activities and this will keep them healthy and strong.
  • In order for them to follow the rules and establish routine of sleeping on time, make sure that they eat their dinner early so they won’t have any reason of sleeping late. Prepare your child to sleep, let them do their activities before sleeping, which is brushing, taking a shower and praying before going to bed.
  • When your child is able to follow and make sleeping early as a daily routine, of course you will feel happy and for that, make your child be happy too. You can read them a story for the first few weeks and if they are able to make it a habit, well you can buy their favourite food or toy instead. For sure, you will make them happy and would encourage them more to do sleep early and follow with the routine.

Having a consistent follow up with your child’s sleeping habit is an effective way to keep them on track. Reward system does a great role in making your children be more serious on their sleeping habit.




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Date: November 29, 2011 | Category: General Health
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