Re-establish your children’s bedtime routines | Featured Columnists

With summer vacation coming to an end in a little more than four weeks, and most students returning to face-to-face instruction, one of the most important things parents need to do is to re-establish regular sleeping patterns for their children. Getting an adequate amount of nighttime sleep is just as important as healthy eating and exercise for children’s development. Children who do not get enough sleep exhibit difficulties with attention, are easily frustrated and have difficulty controlling their emotions. According to the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, children and teenagers need

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