The One Thing Teens Really Need: More Sleep!

A lot happens in the teenage years: the brain develops at a rapid pace, the body changes, and teens begin the socially and emotionally difficult transition to adulthood. It’s an exhausting process!

Which is why sleep is more important than ever during this stage of life development. When we sleep, the body and brain undergo a series of processes that help us recover from stress. And these processes help with concentration, focus, energy levels, mood, thinking, and so much more.

To help the teen in your life sleep better, give them the below sleep tracker!


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And if they still need a way to wind down after a long day, remember that reading is a great way to get them away from screens (a known sleep enemy!) We recommend starting with The Signs and Wonders of Tuna Rashad by Natasha Deen.



Get more inspirational activities for kids at Running Press Kids’ Self-Care for Kids resource page!