8 hours. It’s the number you hear most when it comes to sleep. As a parent, you know that’s hardly even a relevant number anymore. Young kids need a lot more than 8 hours of sleep, and to you, 8 hours can feel like a distant dream. Plus, there are the many things that get in the way of great sleep, like night terrors, snoring or even sleepwalking.
The good news is, what’s ideal and what’s normal are two different things. Having a couple issues preventing peaceful sleep may not render your family’s situation that unusual. Take our simple quiz to see how the amount of shuteye you and your children are getting stacks up to the typical American family.
Once you’re done with the quiz, view our report on the state of sleep in America today.