Dr. Skiba is a Sleep Medicine Specialist at Henry Ford Sleep Disorders and Research Center. She has served on several American Academy of Sleep Medicine committees, and she is the current President of the Michigan Academy of Sleep Medicine.
In addition to buying school supplies, getting the latest fashions and prepping for new classes, there is one more back-to-school essential that families must observe: resetting their sleep routines. After remote learning this spring and the lazy days of summer, many kids have gotten accustomed to staying up and getting up late. As families implement their schedules for the school year, incorporating a healthy, consistent sleep schedule is an important component.