If you're not sure if later school start times are the best solution for you and your family, you might want to check out the research on the subject. [...]
This Start School Later Pinterest collection shows a wide variety of concerns related to the problems of early school times and their impact on our teens' health, academic performance, safety, and emotional well being. [...]
Besides the usual suspects coffee, tea, etc.) there are more and more food products that have been "energized" with hidden caffeine. [...]
Most people understand that coffee and caffeine products can cause insomnia. But look at how and why caffeine affects the human body as a whole. This can help to better understand why it causes sleeplessness. [...]
SHC has vetted the week's sleep news so you don't have to! TGIF, but... Please keep positive thoughts for hurricane victims from our Caribbean neighbors as well as Texas, Louisiana and Florida this weekend. [...]
There's plenty of blame to go around for the mood swings of teenagers, but let's be fair: a lot of it isn't their fault, it's due to sleep deprivation.
Yes, we can be "born this way." In fact, if you were a night owl as a teen, you can expect your kids to be night owls, too (and the same holds true for morning larks or other chronotypes). So try not to be too hard on them! [...]