Franz, P. (2019, May 09). Give Teens More Downtime and Support with Time Management. Retrieved May 13, 2019.

Research on adolescent development stresses the need for sleep, playtime, downtime, and family time. However, many teenagers struggle to find enough time to fit these essentials into busy schedules chock full of extracurriculars, academics and tutoring outside of school, demanding course loads and homework, chores, family responsibilities, paid work, and commutes.

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