Am I crazy for thinking of taking my son to the doctor over this?
I have a 4 1/2 year old who hates to sleep. He will only sleep 8 hours at night and no naps during the day. it drives me crazy! When he was a new born he never slept either, 2 20 minute naps a day, that was it. There has been 3 times in his life that he slept 9 hours, only 3 times! His dad hates to sleep too, really who can hate sleep?? I feel I never get enough of it.
We have a routine, we read books, no tv or iPads 1 hours before bed. He will lay in the dark and play with his hands, arg.....
He is in preschool and is very well behaved, he teacher says he is very smart, sweet and kind, so he is no wild child. I just dont know what to do, he seriously acts like he just dont need sleep.
After getting up today at 7:00 am, going to preschool then swim lessons tonight I prayed he would go to sleep at 8:30, it is almost 11pm and he is still awake
Please tell me that I am not the only mother lucky enough to have a kid who hates sleep. I just dont know what to do, should I talk to his pediatrician?