Teenagers are more sleep deprived than ever before— about 85% don’t get enough sleep at night. There are lots of reasons for this: excessive homework, too early school start times, and the intrusion of the internet into the bedroom. Here are some of my best teen sleep tips which I suspect you haven’t heard before. […]
Sleep problems in children are some of the most common concerns which parents have, but frequently pediatricians (and other clinicians) may not have great information about how to fix these problems. I asked my good friend Dr. Valerie Crabtree, who works at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and studies sleep disorders in children with chronic […]
A new study reviewed all of the evidence about napping in small children and suggested that naps may cause problems at night in some children over age two. Here’s what this means, and why you shouldn’t panic.