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Get Your Kids Ready for School by Adjusting Their Sleep Schedules Now

Published: Aug. 1, 2016

Most parents say their kids go to bed later or wake up later during the summer. After all it's tough to sleep when the sun is still shining late in the evening. But pediatricians say a good night's sleep can affect a child's development, health, emotion, behavior, basically everything.

Dr. Rosann Nichols is a pediatrician with Methodist Health System. She says she gets a lot of questions about sleep and kids. She recommends gradually changing your child's bedtime weeks before school starts if possible to get them back on track.

KMTV: Get your kids ready for school by adjusting their sleep schedules now