Sleep Tips

Learn what you need to know to relax and finally get a good night's sleep. Our sleep tips and advice make it easy.

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Sleep Supplements for Kids: Do They Work?

Moms are using melatonin gummies to get their kids to sleep. Should you? Expert Judith Owens, M.D., director of the Sleep Center at Boston Children’s Hospital weighs in on kids sleep supplements.
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8 Important Ways Sleep Helps Your Child Grow

Geek out with this fascinating look at your child’s brain and body on a good night’s sleep. 
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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?
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6 Biggest Family Sleep Questions, Answered

We asked experts to troubleshoot real-life scenarios in which parents and kids are left struggling to get a good night's sleep.
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Is Summer Messing With Your Kids' Sleep Schedule?

Do longer days mean later bedtimes in your house? Here's why a consistent sleep schedule is still important.
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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.
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More Sleep Tips

How Do I Teach My Child to Sleep Alone?

Anxiety, insecurity, distractions -- these can all send your little one straight from her bed into yours. Luckily, you can break this bedtime habit. Here's how to encourage your child to sleep independently.
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How Does Sleep Affect Success at School?

If your preschooler isn't getting the recommended 10-12 hours of total sleep daily, he should be. Research shows that even a one-hour deficit for children 3 and under might cause long-lasting behavioral and cognitive problems when they start elementary school. "Parents need to pay as much attention to sleep as they do to nutrition and other health issues," says Parents adviser Judith Owens, M.D., coauthor of "Take Charge of Your Child's Sleep". Here's how skimping on sleep affects preschool success.
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