Sunday, June 13, 2010

3 year growth spurt???

I have no idea what is going on with Caden, but that boy is exhausted all the time. He's up around 7:30am and by 11:30 he is so sensitive about everything, and looks so tired. He usually goes for his nap between 1:30 and 2:00 but I've been making him go at 12:30 or 1:00. Then he's in bed by 8 for night. It makes no difference what time he goes to bed, to what time he gets up in the morning. If he continues to be so tired, I'll start putting him to bed at 7:30. This poor guy is so tired. Yes, he plays hard. He is a very Very energetic kid and is always doing something. He doesn't have down time, other than for his nap. He doesn't watch T.V. so thats not an option for a quiet time. I don't know what's up.

Has this happened to anyone else's kids?


Colleen said...

I know that my kids are in bed between 7:30 - 8:00 most nights and have been for at least the last 2 yrs. I find they need their 11.5-12 hours or they can get a little grumpy which in turn makes mama grumpy. ;) I know that my kids are also more tired in spring/summer when we spend soo much time outside. Hope you have a good day!

Kristin said...

I totally ditto Colleen's comment. 8:00 is bedtime here!

~~Mel~~ said...

At Riley's insistence (he's 9 btw) he got an 8:30 bedtime this year...most days I want to go back to the 8:00 bedtime because this kid NEEDS sleep or he's a whiny cranky mess! Oh and wake up time has always been 7am on weekdays.

He too plays hard and runs I guess some kids just need more sleep than others.