13. Part 1: Parent Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Teen Sleep with Karen Bailey

Season #1

In this episode, I speak to my friend Karen Bailey, a parent of a teen and tween, and answer common questions that I get from parents about teen sleep.  This is part one of two and I will release the second half of our conversation next week. 

Resources from the Episode

Replay of the virtual workshop for parents and teens, How to Adjust Sleep Before School Starts

Download all of the DECODE Insomnia parent resources.

A Glance at the Episode

  1. What is your advice for helping my teen settle to sleep? (5:02)
  2. What do you recommend when it comes to putting away electronics before bedtime? (9:50)
  3. How can I help my teen quiet a busy mind? (12:53)
  4. What should my teen do if they are in bed and they can't fall asleep?  (18:30)
  5. What is your advice if my teen wakes up in the middle of the night and can't settle back to sleep? (19:55)




For professionals and organizations: Please visit www.decodeinsomnia.com/professionals to learn how to integrate the DECODE Insomnia resources into your practice and to download the DECODE Insomnia START Kit.

For help with sleep: Start here. ***Please note: The Find the Eight podcast series has been replaced by the DECODE Insomnia START video series*** 

For parents: Download all of the resources including 5 Tips to Help Your Teen Sleep Better (Even If They're Not Ready Yet) and Tips to Navigate Bedtime & Electronics Struggles cheatsheet. 

About The DECODE Project Podcast

In the DECODE Project Podcast, sleep physician and youth psychiatrist Dr. Cara Ooi speaks to parents, youth, and other experts about what really moves the dial on change when change is difficult. Learn more: Website//Instagram//YouTube

Music by Micheal Lerner



The content of this podcast provides general information and is not intended to replace medical advice from a qualified healthcare provider.  The provided content should not be relied upon for medical diagnosis or management.  Please direct questions or concerns to your physician and/or qualified health care provider.