How To Help Your Kids Adjust To Daylight Saving Time

Mar 10, 2017, 00:29
How To Help Your Kids Adjust To Daylight Saving Time

The following are 10 surprising facts about Daylight Saving Time that you might not know.

DST came into being as a wartime necessity to save on coal and other fuels, and it was actually the Germans who first instituted in during World War I. Other European countries joined in soon and eventually in 1918, so did the U.S.

Benjamin Franklin is credited with the idea of Daylight Saving Time.

"This is also a great time to adhere to the recommendation of change your clock, change your batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors", Vicari said.

You've probably heard the mnemonic "spring forward, fall back", and hopefully you'll keep in mind to reset your clocks, but do you know why we have this adjusted summer schedule?

You should also have a look around your home to prepare it for the start of Daylight Saving Time.

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Just as we're springing forward to Daylight Saving Time, a recent study shows 75-percent of all americans are missing at least one day of work each a year just to catch up on sleep.

Daylight Saving Time is not observed in all 50 states.

It's Daylight Saving Time, not Daylight Savings Time. "With the sun staying out longer, it may be dark out but still capable of disrupting us from falling asleep". Filene owned a chain of department stores and hoped that more daylight at the end of the day would encourage shopping.

Among the states that don't now participate in daylight saving are Arizona and Hawaii, as well as several US territories.

This is also the flawless time to replace their batteries, allowing them to keep time accurately all year long.

If the late sunlight isn't your thing, the clocks turn back at 2 a.m. on November 5. "The one-hour shift not only means possibly losing an hour of sleep this coming weekend, but more than that, it requires a shift in everyone's internal clock".