Sleep

In this series, we are going to talk about sleep.

The world would be a better place if we all got better sleep. We do everything better when we have a full night's sleep – from working harder, to thinking faster, and dealing with other people. Sleep is important for our physical wellbeing and our mental health. This Kitchen Table Connection series will offer parents and caregivers insight into the importance of sleep, as well as tips for how to improve sleep routines and quality.​​

KTC | Sleep | Video 1: The Value of Sleep

Did you know? Lacking sleep affects both our physical and mental health, and over time it can have an effect on our learning, work and relationships.

KTC | Sleep | Video 2: The Science of Sleep

It is important to understand the science of sleep, so we are better equipped to make good decisions and routines about sleep!

KTC | Sleep | Video 3: Sleep Cycles

Not all sleep is the same, in fact we have 4 different stages of sleep that we cycle through each night They’re all different and work together for our overall wellbeing.

KTC | Sleep | Video 4: Getting Good Sleep

There are a lot of ways that you can promote healthy sleep patterns and good quality sleep. Even if your sleep drive or sleep rhythm are off, you can get back on track by following a few simple tips.

KTC | Sleep | Video 5: Final Tips

Here are some helpful tips on how to improve sleep routines and sleep quality. Remember, sleep is like a foundation, if we aren’t getting good quality and quantity of sleep, it is harder to manage stress, our emotions, and life in general!