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Good Kid Sleep Habits Lead to Better Behavior

Kids Who Have Regular Bedtimes Behave Better

Could the secret to good behavior be a regular bedtime? That's the conclusion British scientists have reached, after discovering that kids with inconsistent bedtimes were rated by both mothers and teachers as being more hyperactive than their better-rested peers, The Huffington Post reports. The study of 7-year-olds also found that children without regular, routine bedtimes had more social, emotion, and conduct problems.

The results, published in Pediatrics, also revealed that behavior grew worse the more years a child spent without a firm bedtime. To find out how soon their behavior improved once the kids started sleeping better, read the whole story on The Huffington Post.

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