It’s time to stop settling for bad sleep and insufficient sleep. I spend a lot of time thinking about sleep. My sleep, my kid’s sleep, my wife’s sleep. Everybody does. I also have the privilege of working with families who are struggling with sleep problems. As a result, I’ve developed some pretty strong feelings about […]
If you met me at a party, and wanted to know my best single piece of advice to keep your child from having sleep problems, here it is: 1. If you child has technology (television, computers, smartphones, tablets, video game systems) in his room at night, TAKE IT OUT. 2. If your child does not […]
“And then came Holiday Season 2014, the apex of #TheYearOfNoSleep. Everything felt frenetic and frantic. I drowned in a vortex of inefficiency. Everything took forever, and nothing got done. Rock bottom was hit. Reality set in of just how awful I felt. The quality of my life in every aspect imaginable had plummeted. Epic fail. How could a sleep doc let this happen?
So I went back to my old ways a few weeks before the New Year… I resumed my previous drug of choice, sleep. And it has been wonderful”
I first met Dr. Valerie Crabtree several years ago at the Sleep Meeting in Boston after going to a great talk which she gave. Since then she has been a great help to me as I try to learn more about behavioral sleep medicine. Like Dr. Honaker, she is a psychologist. She is knowledgeable about […]
Terra Ziporyn Snider writes eloquently here on the importance of creating sleep friendly communities. This is one of my favorite things I’ve published.