My 12yo daughter is not getting to sleep till almost midnight and then wakes around 7.30am.
I find the issue is her being on her devices either watching a movie or flicking through her tik tok.
We had a chat to her and spoke about expectations in relation to her using her devices and decided that she is not to use her devices after 9pm.
We also suggested meditation or reading a book prior to sleep. She had an answer for everything we suggested i.e: I've been doing school work all day the last thing I want to do is read or mediation doesn't work.
She didn't take this well (removing devices) and cried, screamed/yelled the entire night (was 4hrs constant door slamming ect…). We did give in and gave devices back however we are fully aware we are not doing her any favours.
She is being very defiant and I'm pretty sure its her teenage hormones ragging. We are finding setting boundaries so difficult.
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