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Snack before bed..

Schould I let my kid have a light snack before bed if she is hungry...eg.Jello or pudding is that ok

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tanya120

Asked by tanya120 at 9:45 PM on Oct. 5, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • i let my kids have a snack everynight before bedtime. usually it is pretzels or goldfish crackers... i try to stay away from any sugar lol
    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 9:49 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • My son always has a snack before bed. Usually grahm crackers, or fruit but if hes hungry I always let him have something.
    shortleo

    Answer by shortleo at 9:52 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • pudding yes but jello no. somethign homey and substantial, like cookies and milk, saltines jelly and milk, ritz and cheese and milk, goldfish, water, yes a snack wil lget them thru the night and make them feel cared for lol so cute!! even a bowl of their fave cereal sugary or not is GREAT
    silverelf

    Answer by silverelf at 9:57 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • my daughter always has something before bed...usually its yogurt..sometimes popcorn, chips, pudding and lately its been a banana
    alexis_06

    Answer by alexis_06 at 9:58 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • Yes. I would do something light. My son tends to go for a bowl of cereal or yogurt. My niece likes jello, cereal or ice cream. Nothing wrong with a snack before bed.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:02 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • If she is hungry, yes. I'd recommend a nourishing snack, though, and not a sweet or salty snack. Say a half of a cheese sandwich, or cheese cubes, or half a banana, or a dish of applesauce. Not something that would encourage them to say they were hungry or imagine they were hungry when all they really wanted was a sweet or salty treat.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 10:10 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • Piece of fruit.


    Banana; orange; apples; grapes or some trail mix with a small glass of milk.

    musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 10:12 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • I give my daughter snacks before she heads off to bed for the night. Mostly dairy (cheese stick, yogurt, milk and cereal bar). I heard that dairy products help you sleep better. Oh and I always have her brush her teeth before bed too, so snacking isn't an issue as far as dental hygiene is concerned.
    Nanixh

    Answer by Nanixh at 10:19 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • I would, but make it a treat-not an every night deal.
    NicolesMommy

    Answer by NicolesMommy at 10:47 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

  • I would def. give a snack if they are hungry. just not something with sugar that is going to make them hyper and not want to go to bed. staying up all night with a hyper child is not that fun.
    aangelmommie03

    Answer by aangelmommie03 at 10:55 PM on Oct. 5, 2010

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