Sleep Schedule

How many hours of sleep does your toddler need each day? And how does that change as she graduates to preschool? Here you'll learn about your toddler's sleep schedule and find ideas for structuring resting hours.

Research Pinpoints 3 Key Ways to Reduce Your Child's Risk of Obesity

A new study has linked childhood obesity to inconsistent routines around mealtime, screen time, and, most importantly, bedtime.

What's an Ideal Toddler Sleep Schedule?

Follow this sleep plan to make sure your little one gets enough rest throughout the day.

Are Late Bedtimes Bad for Kids?

Hectic family routines are pushing kids' bedtimes back. Could it affect your child's health?

10 Best Sleep Apps for Better Bedtime

Can't get your little one to nap or stay asleep during bedtime? These 10 sleep apps full of lullabies and stories will help her drift off into dreamland.

Routines Matter: 4 Ways to Set a Smart Toddler Schedule

Tired of always doing the same old, same old? Your toddler's not!

Good Nights: 4 Sleep Solutions for Your Preschooler's Bedtime

Help your preschooler get to bed (and stay there) without a major fuss.

Common Toddler Sleep Problems (and How to Solve Them!)

We'll help you figure out the cause of your child's slumber trouble, so you both can get more rest.

Sleep Training Toddlers Who Have Never Slept Through The Night

Fred and Jeanette have 18-month-old twin boys who have never slept through the night and frequently end up in their parents' bed. It's the baby sleep whisperer to the rescue!

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.

Secrets to a Good Night's Sleep

Making sure your child gets enough rest is healthy -- for the both of you. Here are some tips on how to help her sleep soundly.

Two-Year-Old Won't Sleep And Expectant Parents Are Anxious

Jenny and Greg have a two-year-old who rarely sleeps through the night and are expecting baby #2. Ingrid helps the anxious couple back off protracted sleep rituals and sleep train their toddler.

How to Manage Two Kids' Sleep Schedules

Sleep-training one child is tricky enough, let alone getting two little ones on the same nighttime schedule. Baby sleep expert Ingrid Prueher helps one family find a solution.

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.

How to Have Happier Bedtimes and Better Sleep

Here's how to help your kids fall asleep, stay asleep, and wake up in their own bed -- no matter what their age.

Routines Make Bedtime Fun

Getting a child to bed every evening can be a real challenge. The trick is establishing a comforting nighttime routine that is both fun and soothing.

Bedtime Bargaining

Enforcing bedtime rules is difficult for many parents. But following these simple guidelines can help you stick to a routine that both you and your child will appreciate.

Thanks, Science! Researchers Confirm Earlier Bedtimes are Healthier for Toddlers

Here's why putting your toddler to bed at 8 p.m. could benefit his health in a decade.

Dr. Alan Greene on Setting a Sleep Routine

Should we get into a routine after a break from school?