Connecticut Children's Blog
Connecticut Children's Blog provides important perspective on pediatric health from the same voices that care for our patients at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
Written by Dr. Lynelle Schneeberg, “The Kid’s Bedtime Doctor” Director of the Behavioral Sleep Program at Connecticut Children’s Sleep Center Academic performance, behavior and mood are all dependent on good sleep. Kids need more sleep than we do (9-10 hours for ages 5-12 and 8-9 hours for teens).Here are some helpful techniques to help get your child’s […]
Written by Connecticut Children’s Bedtime Doctor, Lynelle Schneeberg, PsyD You have a great bedtime routine and your little cherub sleeps well all night, but suddenly your child is waking up at 4am every day! What to do? Try some of the options below. Improve Your Child’s Bedroom Environment Does your child’s room get bright too […]
Connecticut Children’s “Bedtime Doctor” Lynelle Schneeberg, PsyD, joins our blog to share some valuable techniques that can help prepare you and your family for Daylight Savings on March 12. There are two ways to prepare for Daylight Savings Time. Adjust gradually during the week before the change: If your child goes to bed at 8pm, put him or […]
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s “Bedtime Doctor” Lynelle Schneeberg, PsyD, joins our blog to share some fast facts about childhood insomnia. Connecticut Children’s Sleep Center works with many families each year to improve their child’s insomnia. Insomnia refers to trouble falling asleep or trouble staying asleep. Here are three quick facts about childhood insomnia that may […]