• How Irregular Bedtimes Can Impact Physical Health In Teen Years

    3 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    We start winding down our three children around 7:30 p.m. Well, in theory we do. That's what's listed on the nighttime whiteboard in my kitchen. “7:30 p.m.: get ready for bed.”
    But let's use last night for example. At 7:30, my 9-year-old daughter had procrastinated doing her homework long enough that she was still at the table, left hand in her hair, right hand working out a math problem, lips twisted, shoulders slumped, clearly pissed off because we were, you know, actually making her do her homework.
    My son was still upset that we'd asked him to bathe because he smelled like adolescence...
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