May 13, 2022 – Getting adequate sleep is essential for learning, and it’s one of the most natural and powerful forms of self-care that we have. vBelow are some tips to encourage healthy sleep habits with your children:
- Model good sleep behavior for your kids.
- Avoid being in the bedroom except when sleeping, as much as possible.
- Instead of focusing on falling asleep, focus on waking up; locking in a wake-up time is key.
- Teach young children that having the lights off is safe and not scary.
This week’s tip comes from Rafael Pelayo, a nationally renowned sleep expert and clinical professor at Stanford University School of Medicine’s Division of Sleep Medicine.