Story highlights

  • A lack of sleep can contribute to behavior issues and even health problems such as obesity
  • Many parents worry that media and technology interfere with bedtime routines and sleep

Parents know firsthand the impact a poor night’s sleep has on kids. Lack of sleep can contribute to crankiness, problems with attention and learning, behavior issues, and even health problems such as obesity. Though the reasons for poor sleep vary, many parents worry that media and technology interfere with bedtime routines and sleep.