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You know how it feels to go through the day grumpy or with low energy because you didn’t get enough sleep. Kids and their young bodies react differently to lack of sleep or poor sleep, sometimes becoming hyper, disagreeable or other extremes in behavior. Check out some tips from our Dr. Mom Squad and Kohl's A Minute for Kids on how to ensure your kids get enough shut eye! - See more at: http://blog.childrensdayton.org/making-time-for-some-shut-eye/#sthash.s6Edf9Fl.dpuf
Kids need plenty of sleep to rest their growing bodies and minds. When kids don’t get enough they can be at increased risk for obesity, poor school performance, behavioral problems and substance abuse.