How to get kids into a sleep routine with Dr. Beurkens

Posted at 7:13 AM, Sep 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-16 17:06:13-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- The kids are back in school but maybe you have noticed they are not getting enough sleep to get them through the day.

Licensed psychologist Dr. Nicole Beurkens PhD, CNS, at Horizons Developmental Resource Center, joined us in studio with some tips to get your kids on track.

Sleep is so important for kids. According to Dr. Beurkens, sleep deprivation can have a negative impact on the way kids preform during the day She says it's important to establish a consistent bedtime in a comfy relaxing environment without smart phones or other social media devices.

If sleep problems continue,  talk to your child's healthcare provider.