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November 23, 2015
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Screen time and its impact on healthy sleeping habits

Healthy sleep habits Growing up in the digital age exposes our kids to infinite opportunities to learn. One disadvantage is that screen time seems to be taking precedence and less time is being spent on the things that we as parents think are worthwhile; such as those essential daily activities like sleep, active play and family time. So what constitutes healthy sleep habits? A regular bedtime. According to the Sleep Health Foundation of Australia, “The body has an internal clock and hormones that control sleepiness and wakefulness. This clock works best if there is a regular sleep routine.”[i] Relaxing for an […]