Back to School Essentials:
The best way to support your child as they head back to school is by ensuring they get enough sleep. During sleep, the body is able to:
You may be asking yourself, how much sleep should my child have each night? The following are sleep recommendations per night based on age:
Your kids will benefit from a nightly routine preparing their body for sleep at a consistent bedtime. This can include a light snack, taking a bath, brushing their teeth, and then reading in bed. Some children will unwind better through a bedtime yoga practice, guided meditation, or light massage. Let you children be a part of creating this process and they will be more willing to embrace the structure and their bedtime.
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