The new school year is around the corner, and if your kids are like most, they’re probably used to staying up and sleeping in later than they would during the school year. In fact, if school were to start tomorrow, they’d probably have a tough time going to bed and waking up in time for it.
That’s why it’s important to help your child get their sleep schedule back on track before school starts, so they’re sure to get enough sleep for that first day. School is hard enough without feeling sleepy. Also, in the long-term, children with chronic sleep deprivation are more likely to have difficulties learning, paying attention, and are even more likely to be overweight or to exhibit symptoms of attention deficit disorder.
Here are some tips to help your child ease into his or her school-time sleep schedule and to maintain healthy sleep habits throughout the year:
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Ingesting unwanted hair is more likely to occur at fast food restaurants… and it’s not just the hair that grows on the top of heads that you need to worry about.
9) A strawberry McDonald’s milk shake contains 50 artificial flavors
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