28 04, 2021

Healthy sleep is vital to children’s well-being

2021-04-29T18:58:25+00:00April 28, 2021|Children, Featured, Parenting, School|

It can be tough to make sure children get a good night’s sleep, but sufficient sleep can improve learning, health and mood. During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthy sleep is especially important for children and teens. More than a third of parents say that online [...]

5 02, 2021

Late bedtimes linked with childhood obesity

2021-04-30T17:31:25+00:00February 5, 2021|Children, Featured, Obesity, Parenting|

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the daily routines of many children. When disrupted schedules lead to increasingly later bedtimes, it can affect their sleep and even their weight. A study published in Pediatrics found that young children who routinely stayed up late (after 9 [...]

19 09, 2020

Resolution 1103 supports the designation of National Student Sleep Health Week

2021-05-01T16:25:43+00:00September 19, 2020|Children, Parenting, School|

On Sept. 11, 2020, Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California introduced House Resolution 1103 in the U.S. House of Representatives. Developed by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the resolution designates the third week of September as National Student Sleep Health Week. Republican Rep. [...]

4 09, 2020