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Whats a good bedtime for preteens

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flipper4u21

Asked by flipper4u21 at 4:39 PM on Apr. 5, 2011 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • My Tweens go to bed by 9pm on week days and 11pm on weekends.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 4:39 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • Mine goes to bed at 9 on weekdays and midnight on weekends because they can sleep in the next morning
    parajumper3

    Answer by parajumper3 at 4:41 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • My kids went to bed at 9pm every day of the week. All year long.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 4:41 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • 1) YOU know your child best. Some kids simply need more sleep than others.
    2) Tween (here on CM) is from 9 - 12... there is a HUGE difference between a 9 yr old and a 12 yr old

    3) You are mom... you get to choose... end of story. (take the power back!!!)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:42 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • At 12 years old my daughter was going to sleep at 9 am during the week, and on the weekend I would let her stay up to 10. Now that she is 15 about to be 16. She to bed at 10 during the week, and 11 on the weekend.
    msplynae

    Answer by msplynae at 4:52 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • My 11 year old an I recently came to an agreement. His bedtime used to be 9pm.But now, he has to be in bed by 9 pm but is allowed to read a book/comic book/magazine of his choice until 9:30 then its lights out...this is just during the school week. Weekends..unless were entertaining, he's to be in his room by 10 pm but can watch tv or read until whenever.
    kimberlyinberea

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 4:53 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • My 12 yr old (soon to be 13) needs to be in bed by 10 during the week.
    On the weekends he stays up with his older brother usually until 12 or so, which is fine because he sleeps in the next day.
    It really depends on how much sleep your child needs I think.
    blessedwboysx3

    Answer by blessedwboysx3 at 5:00 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • Our kids were in bed by nine all the way through high school
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 5:09 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • i like that my choice take back the power lol really the only one i have the problem with is my 12 yr old and he goes to bed at 8 cuz if he doesnt the school calls and he falls asleep during class so my 8 yr olds bedtime is 8 also my 15 yr old goes to bed when he wants and then on the weekend they all stay up til they wanna go to bed except my 3 yr old and i really dont have a problem with that with ny of them it was just a curiosity ? to ask
    flipper4u21

    Comment by flipper4u21 (original poster) at 6:03 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

  • Between 8-8:30..no matter the age,
    Crissy9832

    Answer by Crissy9832 at 6:26 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

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