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Sleeping Well

Why getting a good night’s sleep is like a superpower for the whole family

Getting a good night’s sleep may be one of the first things to fall off your radar given the competing demands of a busy family life. 

But sleeping well is a game changer for children and youth. It supports their mental and physical health, and allows young minds and bodies to develop and function properly.

Children who get a good night’s sleep feel more energized during the day, tend to learn better, concentrate on tasks for longer, and be more creative. A well-rested mind is better able to make positive decisions, problem solve, and manage stress. Not only that, our bodies can get an immune system boost from regular, restful sleep that can ward off illness.

Few families get through childhood without some kind of bedtime or sleep disruptions. Building good family sleep habits early on can significantly reduce bedtime struggles for all.  

With a little patience and practice, you can adopt routines and habits that promote sleep, build better sleep schedules, and create soothing sleep environments for your child. 

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