Sleep

Be sure to get all the sleep you and your kids need. Learn why sleep is so essential to good health, ways to catch a nap, and help with sleep disorders. Happy dreams.

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Parents Kids' Sleep Awards: The 21 Best Products to Get Kids to Bed
Sleep experts and families tested and approved these mattresses, sound machines, weighted blankets, and more.
The 18 Best Kids Mattresses for Every Age and Type of Sleeper
There are many factors to consider when choosing the right mattress for your child. Read on to find out what to look for, then pick out your favorite from our handpicked list.
Is Melatonin Safe for Kids? 
Parents are using melatonin gummies to help their children sleep. Here, an expert weighs in on whether these over-the-counter supplements are safe for kids.
3 Tips to Help Your Tween Get to Sleep Before 10 p.m.
Is your soon-to-be teen struggling with getting to sleep? Here's how to make sure your child gets the rest she needs despite the obstacles posed by puberty, smartphones, and stress.
Are Weighted Blankets Safe for Kids?
You may see ads for them on your social feeds, but weighted blankets don’t have your pediatrician's approval. Here's what you need to know.
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New Study Links Midday Naps to Lower Blood Pressure
In case you needed another reason to treat yourself to an afternoon nap.
The Benefits of Your Family Getting More Sleep
Getting the right amount of zzz’s can have huge health benefits for children and for adults, and can also be a great facilitator for feeling present and involved.
Too Little Sleep Tied to Diabetes in Kids, According to New Study

You know your child's diet can affect his or her odds of developing type 2 diabetes down the line. But did you know how much he or she sleeps could as well?