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Adults know the drill: set your clocks ahead an hour when you go to bed Saturday, then spend the next several mornings adjusting to an earlier wake-up time.
If you’re concerned about your kids sleeping in when it’s time to get ready for school on Monday morning, there are some things you can try to help them adjust to the change—before it happens:
Transitions often take time to become routine, so be patient if your kiddos struggle a bit with the time change. Even with all the preparation in the world, we adults can still feel a little groggy those first few mornings of Daylight Saving Time!
By the way, how are you sleeping in general? If you struggle to get to sleep (adults should get seven to nine hours each night), you might want to try these tips:
Do you have a tactic that helps you adjust to Daylight Saving Time or a foolproof bedtime ritual? Please share your expertise in the comments below!
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