Daylight Savings Time Change and Teen Brains

A new study reveals cause for concern about the Daylight Savings Time change and teen brains in the spring. According to the study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, the loss of sleep was associated with lapses of attention, longer reaction times,...

Effects of Daylight Savings Time on Kids

Fall back, spring forward, many of us are used to the daylight savings time (DST) practice, but what are the effects of daylight savings time on kids? As we’ve been told DST is supposed to help the economy. DST was put in place to encourage people to shop when...

Daylight Savings and Kids with Autism

Daylight savings and kids with autism are a difficult combination in many households.  The shift in time can mean adjustment that lasts several weeks. A predictable schedule is a comfort to many children on the autism spectrum. However, the switch to daylight savings...

Spring Forward To Good Sleep Habits

National Sleep Awareness Week, March 5 – 11, is an annual public education and awareness campaign to promote the importance of good sleep habits. The return of daylight saving time and losing an hour of sleep causes most to cringe at the thought. According to...