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A full night's rest is often difficult for children to achieve. Read moreadequate rest bedtime growth hormones inadequate rest sleep
Insomnia can have many causes, including too much mental stimulation before trying to fall asleep.
Watching television in bed (or just before going to bed) can delay or prevent sleep because it gives your brain too much to think about to feel drowsy. Read morebedtime falling asleep insomnia
It's easy to have an "early to bed, early to rise" sleep schedule on school days, and a "stay up late, sleep in" schedule on weekends.
But research shows that's not the best way for children to get adequate sleep. Read moreadequate sleep bedtime jet lag sleep schedule stay up late
Studies show that sleep deprivation impairs the brain's ability to learn and remember information. Read morebedtime brain regions memory consolidation sleep deprivation sleep deprived sleepy people temporal lobe