As all mom’s know waking up a teenager is an irritating chore to say the least.I jumped off the bed just to stop my mom from cribbing.But my sister had a system, which was full proof .
She pretended to meditate while waking up and that way could nap a little longer. It was later that my mom caught her seriously napping rather than meditating!
Interesting sleep facts:
Small children need more than 10 hours sleep.The more they nap the faster they grow.They actually seem to grow while sleeping!
Childhood obesity is also deeply related to sleep habits.
There’s something called sleep hygiene which you as a parent need to teach your children.
Adequate sleep helps improve immunity and is vital during periods of intense growth.
So why exactly did we need more sleep as teenagers ? Is it a good thing or a bad thing? How can you teach your children good sleep habits? Does mindfulness help?
Head over to BlogHer and the answer may surprise you. Why Teens Need More Sleep