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Teaching Teens to Sleep is Important

Teaching Teens to Sleep is Important
Is Sleep the Only Reason Homeschool Kids are Healthier & Happier?Recently I read an article Homeschoolers Are Healthier and Happier Than Public or Private School Students about sleep and success in high school.It stated that homeschooled students are healthier and happier, due in large part to the fact that they get more sleep than their schooled peers.  It reminded me of when my children were toddlers, and how difficult it was to convince them to sleep.  Now again...
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Guest — Leslie Klein Thompson
I feel each child is different. For my youngest child,just turned 10, sleep is a huge factor. Her biological clock is a late one. ... Read More
Friday, 28 June 2013 15:04
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2 Critical Keys for College Success

2 Critical Keys for College Success
There are two critical keys for college success, and neither involves the core subjects of reading, writing, and math.   #1 How to StudyAfter they’d had a few years of college experience, I asked my sons what I should say to people who are preparing their kids for college, and they told me that parents should teach their students how to study. Your goal in high school is not to "teach" your children; the goal is...
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Teach Teens to Sleep

Teach Teens to Sleep
Once upon a time, I relied heavily on the book, Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems by Richard Ferber. I had to actually teach my babies to sleep through the night.  Then, in the blink of an eye it seems, the babies have become teenagers.  You would think that teenagers would be capable of sleeping through the night.  Often, though, it seems like they were only capable of sleeping through the day! It's important to teach your...
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Guest — Lee
Sorry, Joelle! Try to choose a quieter dorm, and ask for a quieter roommate Blessings, Lee... Read More
Monday, 06 June 2011 18:58
Guest — J W
Great ideas - now how do you teach your teens to sleep in spite of noise? The only thing I hated about college was there was only... Read More
Sunday, 05 June 2011 22:22
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