As children become more connected, it is getting harder for them to disengage and settle down for sleep, reports The Philadelphia Inquirer.

We know that it can feel almost impossible to keep bedrooms tech-free. But sleep should be free from the creeping (often creepy) tethers of digital technology. We need to grant ourselves freedom to be “off” and free from the constant push and pull of smart gadgets. To do this, each of us should build a steep wall and wide moat (proverbially) to keep out the beeps, vibrations, and other attention-grabbing stimuli that assault our minds, whether we’re awake or not.

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