School-aged children (5 to 12 years old) need 9 to 12 hours of sleep each night, but many children get only 7 to 8 hours per night — sometimes even less.
Mention the word “bedtime” in the summer and you’re sure to get groans from kids of any age. That’s especially true of teenagers who have spent the summer staying out late and sleeping until noon. But when it’s time to go back to school, getting back into healthy sleep patterns is a necessity for having … Read More
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Mention the word “bedtime” in the summer and you’re sure to get groans from kids of any age. That’s especially true of teenagers who have spent the summer staying out late and sleeping until noon. Find four tips to help kids adjust to a new sleep schedule so they can perform their best in school.