First, many tweens and teens have a lot more homework and activities than many of us parents, which prolongs their evenings. Second, technology, technology, technology. Third, many tweens and teens (but not all) seem to have an internal clock that shifts them into increasingly late bedtime, hence their morning exhaustion. Finally, the pandemic has taken a toll on teenage sleep schedules. Lack of exercise, sunlight and socializing, too much technology, dark rooms, depression, anxiety and poor nutrition have taken their toll on children’s sleep patterns, worst of all. And while some people may feel like we are back to normal, we are not. Terrible habits have taken hold in many homes, leaving parents frustrated, exhausted and desperate.