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What time is a good time for a tween to go to bed on a school night? My daughter is 9 and I make her go at 9pm, and 11pm on Friday/Saturday night.

 
yummysmummy

Asked by yummysmummy at 2:52 PM on Apr. 19, 2011 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • Mom the times you have given for your twines is exactly what I would have given to my children.

    Glo402813

    Answer by Glo402813 at 5:12 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • I think 9 is very good time fr her age
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 2:53 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • When my kids where young. They went to bed at 9pm every night.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 2:54 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • I think 9pm during the week sounds good, my boys went to bed at that time until they were teenagers, then I moved it to 10 on week days.
    On the weekends it depends but typically it was 10 or 11 at that age.
    blessedwboysx3

    Answer by blessedwboysx3 at 3:01 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • Wow. My 9yo DD is in bed by 8 (was 7 until this winter) every night of the week.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:03 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • I think at 9 is okay but I also think it is also defined by their attitude in the morning, How tired they seem. If she is extremely grumpy in the morning or drags her feet for quite a while then she may not be getting enough sleep. Everyone has a different amount of sleep they need to function fully. If she seems to be alert enough and can get going pretty quickly then her bedtime is fine. My 10 and 12 year old have a 9 bedtime and I find that the next night they pass out before that if they did not get to bed by 9. Then I know the late night was not good for them. On the weekends we have no set bedtime. If they are crabby and it is 9 they go to bed, but if we are all getting aloong they get to stay up late.

    Loreita
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    LHolladay

    Answer by LHolladay at 12:55 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • My almost 10 yr old is in bed by 9 at the very latest 7 days a week
    IMO,11 is way too late to stay up. When does she get up on the weekends?
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 2:53 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • my 10 yr old is in bed by 9 on weeknights, 11 on weekends.
    amysaves

    Answer by amysaves at 2:54 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • my 71/2 yr old go to bed at 9 during the week and at 10 on the weekend
    msdouglas421

    Answer by msdouglas421 at 2:58 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • Sounds good to me. Its about what we do with our children too.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 3:04 PM on Apr. 19, 2011