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How many hours of sleep do you get each night on average?

I'm guessing this will vary depending on your kid(s) and their ages. My oldest is 9, middle is 6, and youngest is 3. At this point, I might get 7 hours a night but it is broken. Sometimes they still wake up but more often than not, it's just that I still am a very light sleeper (never was before I had kids. LOL). It's not nearly as draining as when they were babies, but a bit more sleep would be nice. So I was wondering - do you ever get a decent night's rest?

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Asked by nathansmom0400 at 11:59 AM on Jun. 24, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • My kids are grown..I get about 7 to 9 hours asleep a night.

    Answer by louise2 at 12:06 PM on Jun. 24, 2009

  • My guy is one. I get about 7 hours right now. It could change at any moment with him though.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:07 PM on Jun. 24, 2009

  • My daughters 4....I usually get around 8-9 hours and still wake up before her!

    Answer by HannahLee87 at 12:08 PM on Jun. 24, 2009

  • Mine is not quite 3. I get about 7.5 hours of broken sleep too. From past experience, I know I need about 8.5 to feel my best. So I hear ya! A little extra would be welcome.

    Answer by kaycee14 at 12:17 PM on Jun. 24, 2009

  • most nights I get about 7-8 hrs. My son is 22 mos. He sleeps through the night for the most part, but still wakes up on occasion. So somtimes my sleep is broken, but sometimes my SO will get up to get him a bottle && let me sleep. So between him helping out && my son not waking up so much anymore, I get a decent night sleep more often than not.

    Answer by HisMommySince07 at 12:21 PM on Jun. 24, 2009

  • My kids are 12, 10, 3 and sleep thru the night. I generally get about 4-5hrs of sleep a night.

    Answer by MizLee at 2:25 PM on Jun. 24, 2009

  • i get anywhere from 6-9 hours a night..but it has nothin to do with my daughter who is 5..its cuz i dont go to bed til early in the mornin

    Answer by alexis_06 at 4:00 PM on Jun. 24, 2009

  • I, too, usually get about 7 hours, but it's broken...not usually because of my son (5.5), but I'm a light sleeper like you! I try to get to bed by 10:30-11:00pm, and usually up by 6:00. I love those nights when I can make it to bed by 9:00pm...but that's not very often. I do sometimes take Valerian Root ~ it stinks, but it helps!

    Answer by 123kat at 9:04 AM on Jun. 25, 2009

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