Evening TV and Violent Cartoons Hinder Sleep in Preschoolers

Saturday morning cartoons may seem harmless enough, but allow preschoolers to watch some of the superhero and slapstick antics intended for kids a bit older and it could spell trouble for their sleep. In a new sleep study from the Seattle Children's Research Institute, researchers found that kids between the ages of 3 and 5 had more nightmares, daytime fatigue and difficulty waking up when they watched violent programming or when they were allowed TV or computer time after 7 p.m. What may...Full Story
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