Iowa Sleep Blog

How Electronic Devices Affect Teens’ Sleep

Friday, September 12, 2014
Technology is everywhere, and increasingly, it’s found in children’s and teens’ bedrooms. Checking social media from a smartphone, watching a TV show on a tablet, or playing a video game may seem harmless, but these devices have a significant impact on your amount and quality of sleep. They often are used past a person’s planned bedtime, and their light and sounds have the potential to disrupt…

How to Maintain Your Child’s Sleep Habits on Vacation

Monday, June 30, 2014
When you plan your family vacations, you probably have a full list of activities to schedule, but have you allowed enough time to sleep and recharge between activities? Maintaining a healthy sleep schedule on vacation will help you feel refreshed while you’re away and once you return – especially if you’re traveling with small children. To get the most out of your family vacation and keep…