Snooze or Lose is an purposeful article from NYmag.com that every parent should read. Kids, especially if they’re young athletes, need their sleep or their cognitive ability may get set back for years.
Here’s a thought from it: “A few scientists theorize that sleep problems during formative years can cause permanent changes in a child’s brain structure: damage that one can’t sleep off like a hangover. It’s even possible that many of the hallmark characteristics of being a tweener and teen—moodiness, depression, and even binge eating—are actually symptoms of chronic sleep deprivation.”
Read the article to learn more.
Are your kids getting enough sleep?