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 […]
Addendum: These recommendations were the topic of some discussion at the Sleep Meeting this year. Like many of my colleagues, I take exception to the recommendation on the infographic that 7-8 hours of sleep may be adequate for some older children and teenagers. Almost all children on that age group need more than 8 hours of sleep […]
As part of my series on how to get 30 more minutes of sleep a night, Dr. Lynelle Schneeberg writes about how to using reading to deal with those long nighttime awakenings.
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 […]
My friend Dennis Rosen offers some advice on why quieting your mind before getting into bed can be important in helping you fall asleep at night.