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Family Connections

Susan Kane-Ronning

Family Connections – Our Children Are Sleep Deprived!

Dr. John Mayer, expert on families and healthy lifestyles, provides us with shocking information about sleep deprivation and chronic insomnia in school-age children and college students. The author of “Family Fit: Find Your Balance”, Dr. Mayer discusses the strain lack of sleep puts on students, regardless of age. It’s especially hard after long summer months of sleeping in and getting more rest. Dr. Mayer will address how to transition kids to their new schedules, how to set reasonable limits regarding electronics, bedtimes, and how to create healthy sleep behaviors. Students are more sleep-deprived than once thought, and you’ll want to listen to this episode of Family Connections to help your child get more longer and more restful sleep!