• My Teens Still Go To Bed Before Yours, And Here's Why

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    “No one else has to go to bed this early” is a phrase I've heard from all three of my kids since they started talking to their classmates around the water fountain at school.
    When they were elementary school, bedtime was anywhere between 6:45 and 7:30 depending on how they were acting and how I was feeling. It meant we ate every night at 5 p.m. on the dot so my kids had time to digest and get the last of their playing in for the day.
    It worked for us; they fell asleep after the usual 10 requests to get a drink and check for animals under the bed and ask questions about snakes.
    They were...
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