Sleep is a necessary process to refuel, recharge, and restore our bodies. As important as it is for adults, it’s even more critical for teens. Their bodies and brains are still developing, making shuteye crucial to ensure proper development.
As kids move from their childhood to their teenage years, they experience a shift in their biological clock. Once puberty hits, their clock moves back by about two hours. So, if you used to put your pre-teen to bed at nine o’clock with no challenges, you can expect your teen to resist going to be until about eleven.