Come Nov. 1 when we turn back the clocks, your kids will have a chance to catch up on much-needed sleep. According to a recent study in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, teens lose more than a half hour of sleep when we spring forward into Daylight Savings Time the second Sunday of March.
An occasional late night and early morning start is fine for most teenagers. But what happens when teens consistently don’t get enough zzzs? They end up sleep deprived, which may lead to physical and mental health issues and impact how well they learn in school.