WASHINGTON – Kids need consistent sleep schedules to ensure their ever-changing brains develop correctly. But getting them into a routine is the hard part.
Children between the ages of 5 and 12 need about 10 hours of sleep every day, and 3- and 4-year-olds need 11-13 hours — including naps.
Wall Street Journal health columnist Sumathi Reddy has a list of ways to get the kids to consistently conk out.
WTOP’s Alan Etter and Lacey Mason contributed to this report.
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