I know how I feel when I haven’t slept well. I can’t concentrate and my head feels foggy. I feel short tempered.
Our children feel the same when they do not have a good nights sleep.
Did you know that not getting the right amount of sleep can increase your risk of obesity, heart disease and stroke. It can also cause you to develop type 2 diabetes and affect your mental health.
In a study of teenagers who were purposefully denied sleep many of them developed symptoms of ADHD.
The effects caused by not getting enough sleep are quite incredible.
How do you make sure you and your child get enough sleep?