I can’t believe it’s already time to talk about how to create a back to school sleep schedule!.
The week has flown by, but it was a full and productive week and I felt like I was able to accomplish a lot. My favorite activity this past week was being on Spectrum 1 here in California, talking about why we need later school start times for our middle and high school kids.
How to Get Your Kids Back on Their School-Year Sleep Schedule
All around the country, kids are headed back to school. It’s time for them to get into a regular sleep schedule again. Proper sleep helps them excel at their studies, and it also keeps them from being grumpy, sluggish and protects them against illness during those first few weeks. Here are a few tips for preparing your children for their school schedule.
- Two weeks before school starts, begin moving up their wake-up time by fifteen minutes every three days until the Friday before school starts. That way, they are getting up at the time they need to.