54% of small children sleep next to a small screen and get less sleep because of it, according to a study in Pediatrics. Adults, for the most part, fare no better.
In addition to keeping your cellular phone outside your room, try going old school and reading. This is a great way to cue your mind into not seeing bright lights and to wind down.
Besides setting an example for yourself, reading before bed is a great way to promote self-improvement with your family.
Consider reading this blog post by the sleep doctor who goes into further detail how readers earn more, felt more fulfilled, and were more likely to engage in other healthy habits.