Sleep Issues

Figure out what's standing between you and a good night's sleep with our guide to common sleep issues. Try our tips and advice tonight.

Nightmares: 6 Steps to Stop Scary Dreams

Kids of all ages get scared by nightmares, but you can help your child learn to sleep soundly again.

Whoa: Lack of Sleep Affects Kids' Brains Differently Than Adults

Here's one more reason to make sure your kids are getting enough sleep.

Managing Morning Mayhem and Winning Bedtime Battles

Your child has infinite filibuster tactics to avoid being rushed out the door or whisked off to bed. But these wise ideas are sure to bring a calmer a.m. and p.m.

No More Sleepless Nights

A bad dream, a loud snore, a wet bed. What to do about the most common sleep disrupters.

When Children Have Night Terrors

Night terrors are common in young kids. This is what causes them, and how to help your child.

Kids' Lack of Sleep Can Lead to Weight Gain

Study shows that kids who get the least amount of sleep are most likely to be overweight.

Mom's Video About Waking Kids Up on Weekdays Vs. Weekends Is So Spot On

"That's Inappropriate" mom Meredith Masony ponders why kids never want to wake up for school but love bright-and-early weekends.

Solutions for Common Sleep Problems

If your kid has trouble going to bed and staying there, we've got sleep solutions.

Why Kids Should Skip The Screens Before (and During!) Sleep

According to a new study, the mere presence of a screen in the bedroom at bedtime increases the risk of inadequate sleep quantity in kids.

Not-So Sweet Dreams

If your child is experiencing nightmares, don't assume they're the result of a traumatic event. The best response is to comfort her and explain that bad dreams aren't real.

Marion Bilich, PhD, on Sleep Problems

What can I do to help my child deal with nightmares?