Use these expert tips to help your teen get more sleep and feel more rested.
By Margery D. Rosen
Kids today are tethered to technology. "With more ways to stay connected, we see an increase in night-owlism among teens," says Dr. Emsellem.
Sleep Solution: Pull the plug.
Work with your teen to structure specific time slots during the evening when she watches a favorite TV show -- or texts and makes calls. Make sure phones and the Internet are off during study times (unless needed for schoolwork). Veto all screens (TV, computer, handhelds, iPods) 30 minutes before lights-out and have her hand over her phone for the night.