7. Point out That You Have a Bedtime, Too

It can be good to remind your child that you have a bedtime, too. Many times children believe that their parents are up having fun for hours beyond when they go to sleep.

Tell them what you really do, whether it is finishing up some chores, watching a television show or getting into your own bedtime routine. Once they understand that everyone has a bedtime, it may not seem so bad anymore. You have also taken the curiosity out of what parents do after they go to bed.

Bedtime battles are something that all parents deal with from time to time, but these are some tricks that can help you with that. What other things have you found that work?

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