It’s time we open our eyes and take a critical look at how sleep starved our children are and how it’s hurting them. Children are averaging an hour less sleep compared to 30 years go. And they’re definitely getting less than what sleep experts recommend. I recently wrote an article for HuffPost Canada Parents discussing the impact of sleep deprivation. The bottom line is that we aren’t doing our kids any favours by letting them stay up late! Have a read!
The consequences of diminishing sleep doesn’t stop after childhood either. Parents, it’s important you get the Z’s you need too! Check out why sleep is so important for your physical and mental health.