• Sleep Schedules
    6 Tricks to Help Your Toddler or Preschooler Go to Bed (and Stay There!)
    Has bedtime turned into an all-out battle of wills between you and your child? If getting your little one to sleep has become a nightly struggle, or if sleep is elusive now that he's in a new big-kid bed, has a new sibling, or had another big cha...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Sleep Schedules
    Sleep-Time Soothers for Your Toddler
    Sleep-Time Soothers for Your Toddler Q-tip Don't underestimate the power of a good security blanket. Sure, it will get dirty. Your child will drag it everywhere and never want you to wash it (though you may be able to get around this by having t...
  • Sleep Schedules
    Recommended Sleep Needs By Age
    Use this printable guide to help determine if your child is getting enough sleep as recommended by the National Sleep Foundation. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Sleep Schedules
    Your Toddler's Sleep Needs
    Your Toddler's Sleep Needs Among one-year-olds, sleep needs vary greatly from child to child. The average toddler sleeps around 12 hours a day. But the range extends from just eight hours to nearly 16. How much sleep does your toddler need? Your...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Sleep Schedules
    Three-Year-Old Won't Sleep in His Room
    Unfortunately, you have created a ritualized bedtime sleep pattern and nighttime awakening pattern that has your child needing your presence to fall asleep. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Co-Sleeping
    Getting a Child to Sleep in Her Own Bed
    Our expert provides advice on helping a child make the transition from her parents' bed to her own. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Sleep Schedules
    Sleep-Time Soothers for Your Toddler
    Sleep-Time Soothers for Your Toddler Q-tip Don't underestimate the power of a good security blanket. Sure, it will get dirty. Your child will drag it everywhere and never want you to wash it (though you may be able to get around this by having t...
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World