Sleepy Teens

A December 2014 study confirms that texting, gaming or Internet chatting at night disrupts adolescent sleeping.   More than half of kids have trouble falling asleep according to earlier studies because electronic habits are highly stimulating.  These kids were more likely to suffer from insomnia and anxiety and depressive disorders.  This latest finding from Brigham and Women’s …

New Year’s Challenge

This Montana boy cranked out a pretty impressive New Years Resolution in 2014.  I shared this story with my 8 year old and he’s motivated to duplicate Jonathan Sarisky’s feat.  He’s got visions of a new iPad dancing in his head.  Whether it’s increasing hours of sleep, reducing hours of screen time or improving exercise or …