Nurturing Healthy Brains & Happy Hearts Through Sleep
Healthy sleep habits lead to happier mood. Research indicates that healthy sleep in the early years minimizes a child's risk for mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression, during their lifetimes.
Well-rested children get sick less frequently and are better able to rebound from the occasional illness. Furthermore, they are less likely be obese in their lifetimes and are more likely to be well-rested adults.
Good sleep habits lead to flexibility and better judgement, making for better relationships. Furthermore, well-rested children often have more secure attachments with parents.