23 Jan 2024

Holidayzzzzz: Getting kids back into a good sleep routine

From Nine To Noon, 11:30 am on 23 January 2024

Getting a good night sleep can be tough on a sticky summer night. It can be even harder for young kids - and their parents! - whose sleep schedules have been put out of whack by holiday adventures and longer daylight hours.

Should parents be concerned if their children aren't getting enough shut-eye?

And as the end of the holidays approach and a return to school looms what are some of the ways to get back into a good sleep routine?

Professor Sarah Blunden is a clinical psychologist and Head of Paediatric Sleep Research at Central Queensland University in Australia.

Tired exhausted lazy little girl lying on sofa at home. Sleepy kid resting relaxing on couch.

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