Silly bedtime leads to better sleep

Walking on Mom

If you’re like, oh, a bazillion parents everywhere, bedtime pushes the anxiety meter up and up until it quivers near the “losing-it” mark. The mere mention of toothbrushes and PJs sends my kids into spastic overdrive, running naked around the house, screeching with hilarity, hiding beneath sheets yelling: “You can’t find me!” It’s the sort of scene that sounds cute when you’re not the mom, or when you’re the mom but it’s a few days later, or when the kid is 27. But in that moment, following 30 minutes of dinner negotiations and I’m eyeing the clock like a shuttle launch countdown, I’m in no mood for tomfoolery. Get the whole story: Silly bedtime for kids leads to better sleep – walking on travels