• Have your child go to bed at the same time every night.
  • Your child should have an age-appropriate nap schedule.
  • Establish a consistent, positive bedtime routine (this can include brushing teeth, songs, bedtime stories).
  • The bedroom should be sleep friendly– cool, dark, and quiet.
  • Encourage your child to fall asleep independently.
  • Your child should avoid bright light at bedtime and during the night, and increase light exposure in the morning.
  • Have your child avoid heavy meals and vigorous exercise close to bedtime.
  • Keep all electronics, including screens out of the child’s bedroom and limit the use of screens before bedtime.
  • Your child should avoid caffeine and chocolate.
  • Have your child keep a regular daily schedule, including consistent mealtimes.