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What is your 3 year old sleep schedule like?

I am trying to determine a good sleep schedule for my daughter!

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winter08

Asked by winter08 at 8:26 PM on Jul. 19, 2009 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • My daughter is usually up by 7:30 or 8 in the morning and takes a 1 to 2 hour nap around 12:30 or 1, then bed time is at 8, unless she is being unbearable then it is 7:30.
    apollo9357

    Answer by apollo9357 at 8:42 PM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • My daughter is 5 now and starting kindergarten soon so we have to keep her on a schedule. But when she was 3 it was all over the place. She would go to bed each night from anywhere between 8 and 11 and she would usually sleep until 9 or 10. I asked her dr. if it was ok and he told me as long as she was getting 12-13 hrs of sleep a day it didn't matter when she did it. The reason it was so off was because my husband sometimes didn't get home until a little late and he wanted to spend time with her. But now she goes to bed at 7 or 7:30 and gets up at 6 or 6:15.
    TeriMelisa

    Answer by TeriMelisa at 8:59 PM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • my son, who is 3 1/2 sleep 10 hours a night with a 2-3 hour nap :)
    NoGirlsAllowed

    Answer by NoGirlsAllowed at 9:32 PM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • my son usually gets like 6-8 hours of sleep a night. no naps during the day. :-( not sure whats up with it. I went to the doctors and she said that it was "normal"... but I will be asking again when he goes in for his 4 year check up.
    Shy_Dia

    Answer by Shy_Dia at 10:33 PM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • Mine is just turning 3. Here's her schedule...
    She's up by 7am. Her choice - I've never been able to get it later and keep it there.
    She takes a nap from about 1 to 3.
    She's in bed by 7:30 and asleep by 8pm.

    That's about 11 hours at night and about 2 hours in the day... 13 total.
    kaycee14

    Answer by kaycee14 at 11:47 PM on Jul. 19, 2009

  • My son is 3. His schedule is
    Wake up between 6:30 and 8:30 (it really depends on how long his nap that day was, and what time he was in bed)
    Takes a nap at noon (and sleeps somewhere between 1 and 2 hours)
    In bed between 8 and 9.
    GabriellaM

    Answer by GabriellaM at 1:05 AM on Jul. 20, 2009

  • summer schedule is bed at 8 and up at 8.

    but school schedule (big sisters) is bed at 7, and up at 7.
    hypermamaz

    Answer by hypermamaz at 7:30 AM on Jul. 20, 2009

  • My DD is 3.5 and goes to bed at 9:00 is up between 7:30-8:00 and naps for 2 hours!
    saysmom

    Answer by saysmom at 2:28 PM on Jul. 20, 2009

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