Parenthood is notoriously associated with sleep deprivation. Good sleep goes beyond just getting kids to sleep through the night. Do any of these things resonate with you?
- At the end of a long day you desperately need sleep, but you can’t put your Instagram/Netflix away.
- You drink coffee to wake you up in the morning and wine to help you go to sleep at night.
- You wake up in the middle of the night with a to-do list a mile long.
- You are so incredibly exhausted but yet you can’t fall asleep.
Getting a good night sleep is important for your physical health and mental health. But it’s also important for the well-being of your family. Because if you are tired and irritable, you may struggle to be calm, present, and mindful with your children and spouse. In today’s episode, I talk with Dr. Janet Kennedy, the NYC Sleep Doctor. Dr. Kennedy and l discuss the barriers to being well-rested as a parent and tips for improving your sleep hygiene
What’s keeping you up at night?