School is just a couple of weeks away and if your young person is anything like my two growing up, their summer sleeping habits have shifted later and later. Rather than have them experience the shock to their system of getting up early for school, why not start now and try to retrain them to follow their normal schools hours.
Every year we share the research about how important getting adequate sleep is for all people — but particularly for adolescents. Here it is again: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/teenbrain/from/sleep.html
So here’s to seeing you all soon — well read and well rested!