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    Default Spin off - bedtime

    The early riser vent got me thinking - what time is bedtime in your house for kiddies (intended bedtime vs actual time they are asleep)?

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    7-7:30pm for 3yo DD. If she's had a nap during the day she might play quietly in her room for up to an hour before going to sleep. If she's had a really hectic day or hasn't had her nap she'll crash almost straight away.

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    4 year old DD is in bed with lights out at 6.30pm and usually asleep by 7pm at the latest. She wakes at 6am regardless of when we put her to bed.

    DS is 22 months and was going to sleep easily around 7 pm and waking at 5.30am. The last few weeks since we returned from a holiday he has been a pain to get to sleep at night and for naps - bedtime is still 7pm but he is often awake for an hour after that. He is sleeping until 6am-6.30am though which is nice.

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    Bed time is 7pm for both 2.5yo DS and 5mth DD. Usually is more like 7-7.15 for DD and 7.30 for DS (stories, cuddles etc) as DH like to be involved and have some play time after getting home from work.

    DD is usually out for the count in 5 mins.

    DS can be 5 mins, could be 1.5 hours. As long as he isn't calling out or mucking around we just leave him (he is still in a cot)

    Eta: DS wakes between 6.30-7.30 but isn't allowed to call out before 7 (he has a clock that opens it's eyes at 7). DD is still hit and miss but usually between 6 and 7. We are aiming for 7am at least.
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    I aim for 7.30pm at the latest on school nights. The oldest (8) gets to read until 8pm. If they're in bed before 7.30pm the younger two get to read until 7.30pm. THe younger two are almost always asleep by 8pm, my oldest by 8.30pm most nights but sometimes it can be 9pm. She's tired, she has just always taken a long time to wind down and go to sleep (even as a baby, and hence the going to bed at the same time as the others and reading with a little night light....it helps her body to relax).

    ETA - They're all up between 6-7am, with the youngest waking around 6.30am which is fine because I get up at 5.30am, so on weekends 6.30am is a sleep in. The other two just get up and are quiet until everyone else wakes up, but out middle child can easily sleep until 7.30-8am if the house is quiet enough.
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    I have been blessed with two awesome sleepers.
    DS goes to bed at 630pm and is asleep in minutes. He wakes around 630am.
    DD goes to bed at 615pm and wakes about 630am.
    Neither child cries, whinges or carries on.
    Both children slept through the night from about 3 months old. No idea how, I would share my secrets if I could!

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    Usually 7:30pm for our 2 year old. If he has had a shorter nap (eg if we are out and he has just had a little doze in the pram instead of his full 2-2.5 hour nap) or asks to go to bed earlier, then it might be as early as 6:45pm. He can wake up anytime from about 6am, but the GroClock doesn't turn yellow until 7am, so he just hangs out in his cot and then calls out for us at 7am.

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    Dd3 goes down at 6.30/7 and usually us asleep within a few minutes
    Dd2 goes to bed at 7.30/8 and generally falls asleep within half an hour.
    Dd1 goes to bed at 8.30/9 and generally falls asleep within half an hour.

    We used to have huge hassles with dd1- we would put her to sleep around 7/7.30 and she would still be awake at midnight. But letting her stay up that bit longer and also since starting school she has improved so much.

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    My 3.5 year old now stays up til 8.00pm, but his bedtime was 7:30pm for ages.

    Most nights he'll go to bed and he's down for the night. If he has had a nap during the day he might get up a couple of times as he's simply not that tired. We might let him stay up an extra 5mins then he gets walked back to bed.

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    My 4 year old has a bedtime of 6pm and usually goes to sleep straight away. She wakes around 6 or 630am


 

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