We are a culture of gadgets. Technology is a huge influence in our children’s lives.These tools are very helpful in our lives, but they should have limits.
Often, our kids are going to bed with their tablets and phones; not unplugging from the outside world.They need boundaries regarding their usage. Doctors today suggest that the blue light emitting from devices affects our ability to go to sleep. Kids need to understand that a structured bedtime routine is necessary for health and well being.
Turn off the technology and read a book at night. Develop a nice relaxing bedtime ritual that will ease our children into a pleasant nights rest. They will perform better in school and will have more energy to thrive in an ever changing world.