Posts tagged "sleep"

Kids should wear their pajamas to sleep, not to school or to parties

Kids should wear their pajamas to sleep, not to school or to parties
I firmly believe that my tween should wear pajamas to bed, not to school and not to public events. This apparently puts me in the minority.  My daughter’s school has Pajama Day as part of its spirit week, and our local park district sponsors “Tween Night” every few weeks in the winter, and tonight’s theme... Read more »

Three signs that my girl is becoming a full fledged tween

My daughter was just dipping her toes in the tween waters when I started this blog a few months ago. Like any transition, the slide into the tween years is not an automatic one. There are times she seems very much still a little girl, and other times when it feels like those days are... Read more »

How much sleep do tweens need?

Now that school is out and it is officially summer in our house, I think my tween believes all rules and structure are no longer necessary in her world.  I have corrected that misconception for her.  That includes continuing to enforce a bedtime. Her desire to stay up later and later got me thinking:  Just... Read more »
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