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Yes! Your Child and Teen Needs a Summer Sleep Schedule! Here’s Why and How To Create One.

Enjoy your summer by using a Modern Parenting technique that will turn a grumpy and bored kid (or teen!) into someone who is a joy to be around!

Summertime means no homework…no rules…and no bedtime. Right?


A consistent summertime sleep/wake routine gives your child or teen the cognitive energy to:

  • Better manage their emotions
  • Better manage their behavior (even those toddler tantrums and older kid anger outbursts)
  • Remember facts and memories
  • Move more and eat healthier
  • Maintain better relationships with friends and family members.

There are so many benefits for kids and teens to go to bed and to wake up at a set time each day in the summer…but I know it’s easier said than done!

That’s why I give you all the tools you’ll need to create a consistent sleep/wake routine for your unique family.

In this episode:

  • I give you the reasons WHY a summertime sleep/wake routine is important so that you can have an effective conversation with your child or teen about it
  • I walk you through 5 steps on how to create a summertime sleep/wake routine that will work for YOUR unique family
  • I point out where many parents go wrong when trying to implement a sleep/wake routine – so YOU don’t make these same mistakes too!

No matter when you start your summertime sleep/wake routine, you’ll see the benefits in no time at all! Listen to this podcast today and get started bringing peace and FUN to your summer with your family.

Links that are discussed in this episode:

Download the FREE resource that goes along with this article and be prepared when talking with your child or teen about a summertime sleep/wake routine!
The Sleep/Wake Talking Points Worksheet


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