Quiz: Can You Get Your Grandkids To Sleep?

When the kids come over, does bedtime ever arrive?

By Jennifer Nycz-Conner
  • Let's start with the basics: How much sleep do toddlers need each day?

  • Your toddler grandchild is getting older but still won't give up his sleep buddy, Lionel the Sock Lion. Should you launch an intervention?

  • While your grandchild is sleeping over, you hear a noise in the middle of the night. You run out of your room, and there he is, sleepwalking. What do you do?

  • Should you allow your preschool-age grandkids to watch TV before bed, "just this once"?

  • Your potty-trained 4-year-old granddaughter just came out of her room teary-eyed to report having an accident in her bed. Is this a crisis?

  • At home, your 3-year-old grandson has made the transition from crib to toddler bed. But at your house, he'll have to sleep in an adult-size twin bed. How can you help him sleep safely?

  • It's almost bedtime, and your 4-year-old granddaughter is asking for a snack. Yea or nay?

  • Your 3-year-old granddaughter has been asleep for two hours, but suddenly starts screaming at the top of her lungs. It's a case of night terrors. How do you handle it?

  • Your 3-year-old granddaughter is staying over but just refuses to go to bed. How do you make her?

  • Your toddler grandson is afraid of the dark, and wants to leave all the lights on. Do you let him?

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