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How much sleep does your 7 yo need?

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singymummy Thu 09-Mar-17 22:25:42

What time do they go to bed? And fall asleep ?

And what time do they usually wake up?

nowanotherone Thu 09-Mar-17 22:27:09

Ds Just turned 8. Bed 8:30 and sleep within 5 mins. Up beteeen 7 and 7:20 ish

OSETmum Thu 09-Mar-17 22:27:31

Ds goes to bed at 7:30 and reads til about 8-8:30. He gets up between 7 and 7:30.

imayhavelostmymarbles Thu 09-Mar-17 22:29:06

Mine goes to bed between 7-7.30 and reads till 7.30. asleep by 8 and up at 7. Can't convince them to have a weekend lie in!

Groovester Thu 09-Mar-17 22:38:18

Bed at 7:30.
Asleep by 8.
Up at 7:30/8.

NoCapes Thu 09-Mar-17 22:41:38

Mine has never needed as much sleep as the guidelines say
He averages about 9/10 hours a night, and still has about 800x the energy I have!

1happyhippie Thu 09-Mar-17 22:44:36

Mine goes to bed 7-30 asleep by 8pm. Up at 7 am.

singymummy Fri 10-Mar-17 08:52:00

My DS bedtime is 7:30, and was asleep by 8.
He used to sleep until 7:45am (earliest, with a struggle getting him up for school not a morning person to say the least!)

He's recently started waking at 6/6:30, and struggles to fall asleep before half 8 atm.

I'm worried he's not getting enough sleep.
His concentration & energy levels don't seem to have changed but it's literally a 2 hour difference of sleep

So I'm curious what the "norm" is confused

stclair Fri 10-Mar-17 12:14:21

My 7 yo can't get to sleep due to brain whirring so 9.45 even 10.30 some nights! Therefore she finds it hard to wake in the morning for school. Horrendous.

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