Childhood obesity is one of the biggest health risks to our kids today. Our generation and our children may be the first in history to have shorter life spans then their parents. This is a sad state and directly related to our changing lifestyles as more technology enters our life our activity levels have dropped. Our diets given may family’s hectic lifestyles have worsened. There’s a growing amount of evidence how important adequate sleep is in our overall health and rates of obesity. Check out this brief story or click on the link for the expanded article from the journal Pediatrics.