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With the start of school, parents everywhere have trouble getting their children back on an earlier schedule after a summer of free hand. And having a particular chart that went viral won’t make them worry less. Based on your child’s age, you can tell when to put them to sleep so they can get enough rest for the next day – and many parents are quite surprised at how early the bedtime is.
Stacy Karlsen, an educator at Wilson Elementary in Kenosha, Wisconson, released the chart on Aug. 28 because she thought it would be helpful for parents with children at her school. Since then, it has been shared more than 380,000 times.
“It was a shock to me [that the post was shared so much]. I didn̵
But many mothers and fathers find the strict guidelines of the table to be everything but helpful: “That’s not [the] Military and if I sent my kids to bed at 7am they would be up at 4am, no thanks … Besides, I would never be able to spend time with them after school, “wrote one mother, Erica Bodie in den Comments.
For others like Faith Meadows Longorio, however, this only confirmed what they had been doing all along. “I have four children – and I catch a lot of flack for their bedtime,” she wrote. “I started setting your bedtime years ago based on how much sleep you need … I’m glad to see this table justify the exact times we already set!”
Doctors recommend that children ages 3 to 6 years need about 10-12 hours of sleep every day. And 7 to 12 year olds get along best with 10 or 11 hours. Why? Failure to close enough eyes can lead to weight gain and affect physical, emotional, and social health.
So, using this handy table can help ensure that your children get enough rest. How to actually get it in the The pediatrician Dr. Jennifer Shu recommends developing a nightly routine to help children relax, such as the “4 B’s: Bathing, Brushing Teeth, Books, and Bedtime”.
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