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Is it bad for a 7 years old girl to sleep when she gets back from school everyday she goes to school?

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Every person needs a different amount of sleep. If you don't want her napping, try having her go to bed earlier. Her need to sleep after school depends on several things. Does she have a long bus ride home? Does she have p.e. at the end of the day? Does she sleep well at night? Is she on medications that make her sleepy during the day? Look at these and any other factors before you get too worried.

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Hi MirrorTwin! Good amswer!
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Thank you, Twin Friend! Ironically, I was headed to my connections to try and find you when my notification let me know where you are! How's it going?
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She goes to sleep at 9 and wake up at 7 I think that's enough and she eats healthy foods or its the age where some kids just get sleepy after school and thanks for answering
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MirrorTwin, missed your comment to me here...
Been of more than on, fighting Dengue Fever, sleeping a lot!
The Dengue Itch part driving me Crazy!!!! It's like having measels or some kind of super allergy attack! Getting a bit better now, just really sleepy&tired.. And sick of getting knocked down physically. Weeeeeeh! Ok, got that out, phew.:-).
How'r things in your part of the country?
Happy Easter by the way!!:-).
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@Sweetest, Happy Easter and lots of Cupcakes and Cinnamon Cookies!:-)
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MirrorTwin, that was soooo nice of you btw, stepping up for me like that!!
Thank you!:-).
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@Sweets, thank you! Happy Easter!
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@Mirror Twin, you're welcome. It really upset me when I thought he was making fun of your answer! I'm not familiar with Dengue Fever. I'll have to go read about it. It sounds horrible! I guess your immune system is just nonexistent right now, huh?
Things here are different. We hired a guy to come and check a small leak in our bathroom and we've ended up replacing the floor, the sub floor, the linoleum, the shower, the stool, the mirror, the walls had to be partially taken down so he could get inside, walls rebuilt, walls painted, and hopefully that is all. He is almost finished.
Here's two short stories for you. Wednesday, at school, I knew the cooks were having a state inspection and were nervous. It's not my week for breakfast duty, but I thought they could use an extra person, so I went down to help. I was asked to stand by the doorway between the kitchen and the gym where they eat and make sure each child had a carton of milk. So, I did and I greeted each child. One little first grader came through and I asked if he had big plans for Spring Break. He said, "I wish I was 61!" I laughed and said, "61? Why 61?" He said, "If I was 61 I'd go to Las Vegas!"
Shortly after that I asked a kindergartner the same question. He looked at me with huge eyes and said, "Sunday is Easter!" I told him, "I know! What are you going to do for Easter?" He said, "I don't know. I haven't got to go to Easter much before."
Happy Easter to you and your hubby!
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Yikes! Some small leak! Must have been going longer than you realized. Bath and washroom leaks are almost always nightmares, more extensive than anticipated and/or just plain involved to get to and fix! Bah.:-(.
Hope you like your new bathroom!
Love the kid stories!! Vegas! Pshaw. Kids do say the darnest things....
Just want to keep them at that age...:-).
Dengue is a mosquito borne illness and according to the Govt. we are NOT having a Dengue outbreak. Okay??? So why do we personally know of at least 5 people in hospital, 1 dead and 20++ more in and out, sick, sick, all schools affected.. And now me? Nah.. Couldn't be an outbreak could it? Couldn't let the tourists know THAT!:-(. Dengue is quite common on most of the Islands but we haven't had an outbreak(or not..duh!) in quite some time and Puerto Rico having it pretty bad also. Seems strange considering we've been under a drought for 2-3 months now.. The mosquito thrives around house conditions though and is actually active during the day. There are 3 varieties/degrees and usually not a problem unless get the Hemorrhagic fever or dengue shock syndrome. Keeping an eye on things, no bleeding, stopped taking my bloodpress meds for few days.. Press was going to low.. And just generally resting a lot. And trying not to scratch my skin off! Aargh! Ha,ha. No, there is no cure or prevention.. Other than not getting bit..:-(.
And no, immune system doesn't seem to have much to do with getting it or not, some of the sickest people are actually really healthy normally. Guess it's just the variety carried by mosquito.. Seems India is having a bad outbreak also..
Just hope Hubby doesn't get bit.
Are you all having big Easter Dinner?
What traditions do you celebrate in your part of the world?
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When I was a child, we had a huge blended family. My Mom remarried when I was three. Dad had four children - one teenage daughter, one married daughter, and two sons that were married with two children each. Mom had four daughters and one son. For holidays, we might have cousins, aunts, and uncles over.
So, for Easter Mom would boil dozens of eggs. We would all help color them. We would use dye on some and others we use crayons. Crayons on a warm egg melt a little! Later, Mom and Dad would write money amounts on some of the eggs. It might be 5 cents, 10 cents, 25 cents, or 50 cents. One special egg had one dollar on it. After going to Sunday school with our new dresses Mom made for us - she dressed us alike on special days which must have been embarrassing for the three teenage girls!! Sometimes she even made my brother a matching shirt - we'd come home and eat a huge Easter dinner with ham and everything! Then we would hunt Easter eggs. The eggs were hidden outside and the rule was that you had to see just a little of the egg. So we'd find what we could, take our baskets to Daddy and he'd help us total up our money amounts from the eggs. He'd pay us that amount and then take us all to Dairy Queen. How in the world did we have room for ice cream? Lol.
When my son was little, it was hard to adapt because his Dad left when our son was a baby. Since it was just Steve and me, it was hard to think of how to do Easter. So, I did do Easter egg hunts, we just invited neighbors to join or one year his cousin lived close and he came over. One year when it was going to be only Steve, I made a scavenger hunt. The first egg had a rhyming clue that led him to the next. At the end, there was a toy he really wanted.
Now, my son is grown and we mainly have a nice meal together. For some reason, this year I'm missing the Easter egg hunts. The town where I teach does a community Easter egg hunt and I might ask if I can help with that next year or at least go watch.
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I am mighty glad you are not having an outbreak!! :-P
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Big family allright! Where you one of the youngest?
Like the Egg Hunt stories, reminds me of being a kid and having Egg hunts at the Government House when I was real young, then at our house which I liked better. Didn't have to get all frilled up in a hated dress.. Lol!(poor Mom always had a hard time getting this animal loving Tom boy in dresses!).
Was just telling Hubby how we would make small holes and blow the eggs clean before coloring, he then remembered we actually tried that with his Son when we lived in Cali. Somehow modern Eggs just don't seem to do it! We had raw eggs everywhere! Bowls full, but my stepson insisted that if I did it he was going to! About dozen and a half later.. We got one he considered paint worthy, proceeded to paint, present it to me, then use it to play Humpty Dumpty with a Car!! Ha,haaaa! What fun he had! I had been teaching him about preserving resources like water and plastics etc., and he insisted we couldn't let the Eggs go to waste... After tediously picking shell out of the bowl of eggs.. We had the best miss-mash-Omelet!:-).
You should see about joining/helping in Egg-Hunt, they're fun and one of those neat kid traditions I'm glad is still around.
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I was THE youngest of all that bunch! And not a bit spoiled!! All of us girls were tom boys, but Mom was stubborn and there are some things you know you won't win. Besides Dad spoiled Mom and if she wanted us to wear frilly dresses, you can bet he'd enforce it! Now I did like dressing up and dreaming of being Cinderella in Mom's old heels and dresses.
Thanks for sharing that, I can picture the fun! :-) I'm glad the tradition is still around, too.
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Nope, perfectly fine at age 7. It's one of the times where you still get to sleep alot ! Lucky her ! Dx

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No, that's fine at any age.

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No, it's good.

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She may not be getting enough sleep, proper nutrition, or exercise to keep awake. She should go to bed earlier and eat a good breakfast and healthy lunch during the day.

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Great answer!
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Well she goes to sleep at 9 pm and wake up at 7 I think that's enough sleep and she eats good food but I think it's the age where some kids get sleepy or should I take her to the doctor an thanks for the great answer I appreciate
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IDK about "age where kids get sleepy" lol. If it's not affecting her school work, I'd just wait and talk to her doctor at the next appointment. She may feel sleepy from, y'know, sitting around all day staring at a chalkboard. Evaluate her overall behavior - is it just a nap and then she's fine and awake the rest of the evening? Is she always sleepy? Does she have trouble concentrating? That'll tell you if it's just from school, or if she's actually having problems.
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When she gets back from school she takes a nap like 30 minutes and then she wakes up and she enjoy the rest of the evening thanks for answering I sppreciate
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She may not be getting enough sleep during the night and is catching up after school.

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You are exactly right! I see this at school all the time. One boy falls asleep every day and he says his Mom makes him stay up and watch movies with her so she won't be alone! Can you believe it?
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Haha wow that's just crazy and she gets enough time to sleep like 9 hours of sleep or it's just the age
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Hey, Tony, it's not nice or polite to call someone's answer crazy. Or laugh at their answer.
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I'm not making fun at his answer or calling him crazy it's just that the boys mom makes the little kid stayed with her , you misunderstood but I'm sorry in not a bad person im a nice guy
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My apologies then. It's just that she is a friend and I wouldn't want to see her hurt.
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@Tony, no worries, I got it!:-). I agree that woman is koo-koo for doing that if not downright cruel!
As to the little girl, your daughter?
If she's sleeping a full 9 hrs a night you would think she's getting enough, but unless this is a long term ongoing thing( her afternoon napping) I wouldn't worry about it too much, she could just need that extra. However if it continues for too long it may not be a bad idea to have a check up to make sure she's not having any medical issues or talk to her and make sure there isn't something else going on at school or so that is bringing her down. Is she acting normally in other ways? If she's showing signs of being quiter than normal or her "napping" is a way of getting away from things you need to find out why.
@MirrorTwin, thank you for being my champion! Very much appreciated!:-).
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Red Sugar Cookies :)
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Chocolate bunnies!:-)
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@Mirror Twin, you're welcome. I'm afraid I never sound very threatening, just whiney! My notifications are not coming through consistently. Sometimes I get them right away and other times, like this one, it's hours later. I may need to ask about that.
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It's ok and thank you very much for answering I really appreciate :)
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@Tony, you're very welcome!:-).
@MirrorTwin, having same issue with notifications.. Seems to happen every few days.. Oh well.:-)
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@Tony, Happy Easter to you and your family!:-)
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Thanks and happy Easter to you too I wish y'all the best :)
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Thanks!:-).
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@Tony, Happy Easter! No hard feelings? :-)
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My kids used to come home tired from school. Brain work is as hard as physical work. They eventually outgrew it.

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That is so true!
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True brain work too much
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No unless she's over sleeping.

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it isn't so much a bad thing as a bad habit. At seven they're still used to nap times and stuff so it's normal to have her wanting to sleep, but she should get in the habit of of fighting sleep, next thing you know she'll be doing it in class or on the bus.

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She gets enough time to sleep and I hope she fall asleep in school because her mon its going to get mad and thanks for answering I appreciate
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Not really... When I was 7 I would stay up till midnight and wake up and 5 and be hyper.. Now at age 14 I go to bed a 10 and wake up at 9.. It just depends on your sleeping habits. Every person is different. :)

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I think it's just the age where some kids get sleepy after school and thanks for answering me i appreciate
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