Throughout our lives we hear time and again how vital sleep is for our well-being. However, when our lives become busy, sleep is often sacrificed in favor of more waking hours. Kids especially love to stay up late and parents frequently fight bedtime battles.

We know sleep is important, but what we often do not realize is just how important it is and what the implications are if we do not get enough. If you are looking for an incentive to reinforce early nights to bed, watch this video from TED:

Aubrie Musselman, Birch Psychology