Bedtime Help

7.14.14  Parents, do you have trouble that seems to happen every night at bedtime? Then this New York Times article is for you.

Annie Murphy Paul, describes that the way to get kids to bed easier is to explain why it’s so important. Simply saying, “you’ll be tired in the morning” isn’t enough, but maybe talking about how they’ll become better at piano, or football if they get enough sleep is the key?

They’ve started conducting studies with preschoolers as well as seventh graders about the importance of educating children about sleep. Give it a try and let us know if you see any difference when you visit the Children’s Room!