School is around the corner, good sleep is important

Published: Aug. 8, 2017

School will start up in days, and for many families, that wake-up call will be a rude awakening. 

It's not unusual for parents to allow more relaxed rules over summer, but doctors say it's important for kids to get back in a routine before school starts.

Dr. Emily Bendlin is a pediatrician with Methodist Physicians Clinic Hawthorne Court.

She says it's important to ease children back into an earlier wake up time.

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