First, many teens and tweens have far more homework and activity than many of us parents have, which spans their entire evening. Second, technology, engineering, technology. Third, many (but not all) teens and tweens seem to have an internal clock that moves them to bedtime later and later, so they’re exhausted in the morning. Finally, the pandemic has affected teenagers’ sleep schedules. Lack of exercise, sunlight and socialization, too much technology, dark rooms, depression, anxiety and poor diets have wreaked havoc on children’s sleep habits, worst of all at their age. youth. And while some people may feel as though we’re back to normal, that’s not the case. Bad habits have taken root in many homes, leaving parents feeling frustrated, exhausted, and hopeless.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/on-parenting/tweens-teens-sleep-habits/2022/01/04/52f0e934-6cad-11ec-b9fc-b394d592a7a6_story.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_lifestyle How does a parent support good tween and teen sleep habits?