Michelle Obama On Getting Your Family On a Sleep Schedule That Works: "If I'm Sitting Still and I Slow Down, I'm Asleep"

We all know sleep is important, but how many of us get enough? Like so many busy moms, Michelle Obama packs a lot into every day -- meaning nights are usually too short! Today's theme focuses on getting your family on a sleep schedule that works. As iVillage guest editor, Mrs. Obama talked to us about everything from getting up early and what keeps her up at night. ("Not a lot!") (4 Photos)

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Michelle Obama On Getting Your Family On a Sleep Schedule That Works: "If I'm Sitting Still and I Slow Down, I'm Asleep"

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Going to Bed Before Her Kids

"My children tuck me in. Malia…had a ton of homework as an eighth grader and she was always up after me. It was she and Barack who would stay up. And I’m now barely getting to bed after Sasha. And some nights I'm just like, come kiss me goodnight because I'm in bed. And they come and they tuck me in."

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