Set Bedtimes DO Work For Kids Sleep!

It may seem simple but it’s true – a strict bedtime is the best way to ensure children get enough sleep. A recent study by Public Health Ontario in Canada found that children who were ‘encouraged’ to go to bed were 71% less likely to sleep enough. Those with ‘actual’...
Which Sleep Character Are You?

Which Sleep Character Are You?

Sleepless nights will hopefully be a thing of the past as we launch our six, fun ‘Sleep Scenario’ characters on our brand new website. The exciting sleep profiles have been introduced to help people relate to any sleep issues they may be dealing with. So meet our six...

Getting A Good-Night Sleep For Children

A good night’s sleep is vital. And for children, a decent night’s sleep will help them to do better at school, allow them to react more quickly to situations, have a more developed memory, learn more effectively and solve problems. Plus it will make them less...

Children’s Bedrooms A Technology Danger Area

Latest research on kids bedtime habits has resulted in advice that parents should take televisions, computers and mobile phones out of children’s bedrooms as they prevent sleep and harm their performance at school. And at The Sleep Council, we’re behind this advice....

Smarter Children Go To Bed On Time

There’s not a month goes by when we don’t hear about the latest study into children and sleep and this month is no exception. New research, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, has found that inconsistent bedtimes are linked to cognitive...

Children’s Sleep On Bedtime Live

So who watched Channel 4’s Bedtime Live this week? I watched it with avid interest – as someone who is involved in sleep but is also a parent of two young children. I was particularly horrified with the 14 year old twin boys – Callum and Lewis – who only got three to...

Get Kids On Their Back-To-School Sleep Track Now!

As the summer holidays start to wind down and with the start of the new school term just around the corner, now’s the time to get children back into their regular sleep routines. It’s not uncommon to find that the summer holidays have disrupted bed and wake up times....

Teachers Say Lack Of Sleep Devastates School Day

We’ve been astonished at the findings from our recent teachers’ survey which looked into the sleep of primary school children and how it affects them at school. Did you know that nine out of 10 teachers (92%) complain that pupils are so tired they are unable to...

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