Top 10 Tips To Get Your Kiddo To Sleep

How to Help Your Child Fall Asleep

Make a Bat Cave

Persian trident bats (Triaenops persicus) flying in cave.

“Why do you think bats congregate in caves for their daytime sleep?” asks the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School. If your child is going to sleep before deep dark night descends, he might not be secreting the hormones that tell him it’s time to sleep. Try dimming the lights one full hour before bedtime, and use heavy blackout curtains once in the room. Some experts even suggest putting on sunglasses as bedtime approaches!