No electronics in the bedroom!

This applies to adults as well as children.

Children who sleep with smart phones or other “small screens” in their bedrooms reported sleeping less during the week compared to children without the devices in their rooms, according to a new study published in the February issue of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics scientific journal.


Maybe I need to try this…

Here are 19 ways to trick yourself into becoming a morning person.

Key quote: “Hitting the snooze button a couple times before getting up is a clear sign of sleep deprivation,” says Dr. Nathaniel Watson, president-elect of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. “If you are getting enough sleep, you should be able to wake up on time without a morning alarm.”