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Bedtime Tips and Tricks

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Are Bed Time Snacks Necessary?

The debate about whether to give bed time snacks can be controversial. Most parents feel strongly about them one way or the other. We won’t tell you there is one right answer, but you can learn from other parents’ experiences. There seems to be three camps, the “no snacks after dinner”, “snacks depending” and “allowing snacks”. Read on to see what parents have to say, hopefully it will help you decide how you want to handle bed time snacks. No Snacks After Dinner Rachel P: We eat dinner at about 5:45 and bed time is 6:30 so it’s usually immediately after eating that they start getting ready for bed. So no food. They can get drinks of water though, which they all always do. Nancy R: Kitchen is closed after dinner. Julia J: We eat close to bedtime (usually eat at 6 and bedtime stuff starts at 6:30 on bath…