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Monday, May 19, 2014
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The amount and quality of sleep affects a child’s mood, behavior, and learning.
Recent studies link not getting enough sleep to a higher risk of obesity.
Children need sleep for optimal brain functioning.
How can I help my child get the sleep s/he needs?
Set and maintain bedtime routines.
Make the room where your child sleeps comfortable.
Avoid caffeine and sugar.
Keep TV and all screen media (computers, iPads, video games) out of the room where your child sleeps.
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