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What time do you put your LO to bed & how old are they?

My DD is 2 months old and I put her to bed around 9:30, she wakes up around 3:30 to eat and be changed, then goes back to bed around 7. It's PERFECT because that's what time I wake up to get ready for work & take her to grandma's for the day :)

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Asked by piercedbeauty21 at 2:12 PM on May. 17, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • Our 8 month old goes to bed no later than 9 and gets up at 5:30 eats and goes back to bed until 8

    Answer by brailynsmama08 at 2:14 PM on May. 17, 2009

  • My son is 6. He's in bed between 8-8:30 each night during the school year. He's allowed to stay up until 9 when he's not in school.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:15 PM on May. 17, 2009

  • My son is three. His bedtime has been 9, and he would sleep til about 8 but because of changes in our schedule, I'm thinking about pushing bedtime back an hour. He sleeps through the night, except of course for bad dreams and the occasional accident. He doesn't normally nap. Sometimes he will lay himself down on the couch, but he usually just takes a power nap for 30 minutes or so.

    Answer by Crystal1124 at 2:15 PM on May. 17, 2009

  • durnign school my 7 year old goes to bed at 8:30. on weekends and during the summer i usually let her stay up until 10 or so.

    Answer by JessieK79 at 2:18 PM on May. 17, 2009

  • My daughter is 17 months and she goes to bed around 9 and gets up at liiiiiike 10 :) Good baby.

    Answer by SandraB383 at 2:24 PM on May. 17, 2009

  • My 3 year old I am a little flexable. Bewtween 8-9 depends what time she got up from her nap that day.

    Answer by goose23 at 2:27 PM on May. 17, 2009

  • My active two-year-old son wakes up at 6 a.m. no matter what time he goes to bed, so I started moving his bedtime earlier and earlier. He now naps from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and goes to bed every night between 6 and 6:30 p.m. I love it!  He used to go to bed between 8:30 and 9 p.m., and never slept later in the morning, so I started adjusting his bedtime a few months before his second birthday.  He is now 28 months and has been on this schedule for six months and it is wonderful.  I make sure he runs around outside for at least 90 minutes before dinner and bath at 5 p.m.


    Answer by DeTora_Family at 2:28 PM on May. 17, 2009

  • My 15 month old goes to bed at 8pm and usually wakes up at 6am.... today he is still sleeping :( poor baby isn't feeling well :(

    My girls are 9 and 11 during the school year they go to bed between 8:30 and 9pm and are up at 6am. During the summer they go to their dads on the east coast (we live on the west coast) and he keeps them up til 11pm (1/2 hour to an hour earlier than when they are home, shhhh don't tell them :)

    Answer by Marsella at 2:32 PM on May. 17, 2009

  • my 2 and soon to be 1 yr old are put dwn no later than 8pm. normally around 730pm

    Answer by kt2babies at 2:45 PM on May. 17, 2009

  • My three boys, 5y, 3y, 2y, go to bed at 7:30pm and are asleep by 8:30 and wake up about 7am. The 2y comes into my room though and usually goes back to sleep for a while. My 11m usually goes to sleep about 9pm, when I'm getting into bed, and wakes up to nurse a few times throughout the night and she sleeps til about 8am. (And then naps about 10:30am and 2pm.)

    Answer by nytefae at 2:55 PM on May. 17, 2009

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