Sleep Environments Matter to Kids’ Sleep

    You probably think a lot about your kids’ bedtime—but how much attention do you give to your children’s sleep environment? Light, sound, temperature, the degree of darkness—these are all factors that contribute to sleep environment. And that sleep environment can...
Is it time to start school later?

Is it time to start school later?

Teenagers are notoriously difficult to rouse in the morning, as parents know well. Our teens’ struggle to “rise and shine” in the early morning hours isn’t really about adolescent obstinacy or laziness. Teens are biologically driven to these sleep-in, stay-up-late...
More Sleep for Kids Reduces Calories

More Sleep for Kids Reduces Calories

We all want our kids to learn healthy eating habits, to be active and to grow and live comfortably at a healthy weight. Yet for too many children, excess weight is a very real health concern. Too much junk food and too little physical activity are frequently-cited...