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Kids sleep: quality or quantity

I'm a big fan of letting my kids sleep. I learned a long time ago that they function best when they get enough sleep.  The problem I now face is that they may get the right quantity of sleep but it's not the greatest quality.

Somewhere along the way, my kids started hating sleep. They fight it. They fight me when I try to get them to sleep.  They work themselves up into such a fit that they suddenly drop...in odd locations and positions.  Then, they wake up and find themselves somewhere they don't usually sleep and get upset about that, too.

So, the question comes to mind: when do you risk.moving them and when do you let them be?

Let them be. They may be hogging the bed but at least you're both asleep.
Let them be. They at least have a pillow.

Depends. Did you just arrive home? Are you on the road? This may not look comfortable, but they may sleep like logs.

Trick question. How can you not let them be? When they stop falling asleep in your arms, you take what you can get even if you have body parts falling asleep.

Move them, especially if the discomfort of sleeping on carpet will bother them - or the number of lines on will leave on their face scares them

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