You worried when she was a baby because she wouldn’t sleep enough. Ironically, you now find yourself anxious because she sleeps too much! Yet, sometimes, a kindergartender still has an afternoon nap.
She becomes tired and irritable after lunch, and within an hour or so, sleep seems to be the only solution.
It’s hard to imagine her getting through a long day in Primary 1 – just months down the road – without a snooze break.
At this age, your child still needs about 10 to 12 hours of sleep each night. If she doesn’t get this amount, she will be cranky at some point the following day.
So, think hard about her evening routine, particularly the following: