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when should a 7yr. old be in bed?

other moms i know put their 7 -8 yr olds to bed at 8...but i put mine to bed at 9...is this too late?

 
guitarmom101

Asked by guitarmom101 at 10:28 PM on Jun. 5, 2009 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • I don't think so at all. Whatever works best for both of you!
    ours

    Answer by ours at 10:29 PM on Jun. 5, 2009

  • If it's working then fine. My dd is 7 and requires a lot of sleep so she goes to bed at 8. This is a recent thing too. 6 months ago she was going to bed at 7. The recommended amount of sleep for a 7 yr old is 10-11 hours. My dd goes to bed at 8 (asleep by 8:30) and up at 6:40 am. She fools around so much in the morning she has to get up 1 1/2 hours before her bus picks her up.
    sadira29

    Answer by sadira29 at 10:39 PM on Jun. 5, 2009