24 10, 2018

Three Videos About Sleep Every Parent Should Watch with Their Teens

By | October 24th, 2018|Sleep Sense, Teen Topics|

Talking to your teen about sleep often leads to arguments and frustration on both sides, but these three videos are great ways to introduce the topic.

17 10, 2018

Five Tips to Help Teens Build a Sleep Wind-Down Routine

By | October 17th, 2018|Sleep Sense, Teen Topics|

The teenage brain is in high gear all day and when they're ready to sleep, teens can’t just turn them off. Here are five tips to help them wind-down.

10 10, 2018

September Reset: Getting Teen’s Sleep Back on a School Schedule

By | October 10th, 2018|Sleep Sense, Teen Topics|

The new school year is here, and it’s time to help your teen reset from sleeping late to getting up early for school. Here are five easy tips to help.

13 09, 2018

National Epidemic of Underslept Teenagers, & What Parents Can Do about It

By | September 13th, 2018|Sleep Sense, Teen Topics|

Lack of sleep makes our teenagers not only drowsy, grumpy, and inattentive but also risks their well-being, health, and lives. Here are some of the best strategies for parents to help their teens get some sleep.

4 08, 2017

Sleep Hack

By | August 4th, 2017|Sleep Sense|

We hear a lot about “life hacks,” simple things that we can do to improve our lives. Research shows that the #1 life hack is better sleep. Better sleep improves your health, mood, performance at work or school, even your social life. Did you know that you look more attractive to others when you have had a good night sleep?

17 05, 2016

Children and Sleep

By | May 17th, 2016|Kid Korner, Sleep Sense|

Parents tend to sleep well when their children sleep well. Fortunately, things work out just fine for most kids and parents because sleep is hard wired. That is, your child’s brain will get the sleep necessary to help him or her develop into a vital and healthy human being. However, that is not to say […]

22 02, 2016

National Epidemic of Underslept Teenagers, and What Parents Can Do about It

By | February 22nd, 2016|Sleep Sense, Teen Topics|

A growing body of research shows that we are raising a generation of teens who are over-stressed and under-slept (see SFBACCT partner Daniela Owen’s blog post on the recent Atlantic article on teen suicide HERE). A 2014 report published by the American Academy of Pediatrics called the issue of tired teens a […]