“Why is he so tired all of the time?” I get asked this question a lot in Sleep Clinic.Their child can’t get out of bed in the morning, or is falling asleep in school. Or, alternatively, she just doesn’t have a lot of energy for activity or interests. Parents, educators, and kids often wonder why […]
Last week, I published a long post entitled, Should My Child Take Melatonin? A Guide for Parents. In that article, I really tried to focus on the medical side of the question. How safe is it? How should it be used? When should it be used? Obviously, the answer will vary for each child. My […]
Bring an urgent conversation about education to your home and community. Race to Nowhere Home & Educational DVDs now available. Join the nationwide campaign for healthy children and thriving students. Source: Race to Nowhere | Sleep Race to Nowhere is a terrific film about the severe pressures which our teenagers face today, specifically over-testing, over-scheduling, and […]
Here is the recording of the talk I gave 4/1/15 with Terra Ziporyn Snider at Yale Grand Rounds. Unfortunately the sound quality is not the best. Here are our slides: Terra Adolescent crisis slides Canapari Adolescent Crisis slides Also here are some of the critical documents we referenced: “School Start Times for Adolescents”, by the Adolescent […]
Terra Ziporyn Snider writes eloquently here on the importance of creating sleep friendly communities. This is one of my favorite things I’ve published.