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The Effect Television Has on Children’s Sleep

Watching television right before bed can cause sleep problems in young children. A recent study by researchers at the Seattle Children’s Research Institute found that in families where watching television was part of the child’s bedtime routine, children consistently had … Continue reading

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Bedtime TV Can Disrupt Children’s Sleep

Like the proverbial elephant in the room, many parents tend to ignore the importance of reports linking television viewing to children’s sleep problems. Television has become such a constant component of American life that its ever-present drone has faded into the … Continue reading

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How to Minimize TV’s Impact on Children’s Sleep Problems

The Supreme Court’s refusal to ban the sale of violent video games to children was a blow to parents fighting to reduce their children’s exposure to violence. But a new study on the relationship between television and children’s sleep problems … Continue reading

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Snoring Solutions Bring Wedded Bliss

Spousal relationships suffer when snoring hubbies keep their wives from getting the sleep they need. Chronic sleep loss can make both men and women grumpy the next day (see our previous post), but women are more likely to grumble at … Continue reading

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Snoring Hubbies Make Wives Cranky

No news flash here but a new sleep study has found that snoring husbands make for cranky wives. The study results come as no surprise to anyone who has ever tried to sleep next to a nocturnal buzz saw. While hubby … Continue reading

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Video Games Disrupt Teens’ Sleep

Video games interfere with how much sleep teens get and how well they sleep. Computer games have a similar negative impact on teens’ sleep. But television, long assumed to be a major cause of morning yawns in high school classrooms, … Continue reading

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ADHD Requires Adjustments to Child’s Bedtime Routine

Struggling to cope with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), children and their parents must deal with a number of difficulties caused by both the disorder and its treatment. Sleep disorders are common in children who have ADHD. While biology is … Continue reading

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Circadian Rhythm Affects Sleep Cycle

Sleep regulates the body and mind. If you get the recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep at night, you feel mentally alert and physically energetic the next day. If you get too little sleep, you feel dull and sluggish. … Continue reading

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Say ‘Nighty Night’ to Adult Sleep Problems

Children aren’t the only ones who benefit from Nighty Night products. Parents frequently write us to say that watching our Nighty Night video with their children or listening to the Nighty Night CD of soothing music also helps them relax, let … Continue reading

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