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  • 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
  • Parenting Tools Printables
    Bedtime Routine Checklist for Older Kids
    Bed Time Routine for Older Kids ...
  • Kids
    Sleep
    Ten-Year-Old Can't Fall Asleep
    Sleep patterns can vary quite a bit from child to child, but there are warning signs to look for. ...
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    Childhood Obesity
    Goodnight, Sleepy Head: The Link Between Sleep and Childhood Obesity
    Goodnight, Sleepy Head: The Link Between Sleep and Childhood Obesity Everyone knows how great it feels to get a good night's sleep. You wake up feeling refreshed and alert. You're concentration and focus is better. Overall, you just feel good. T...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Parenting Tools Printables
    My Bedtime Routine Checklist
    Skip the stress with bedtime and help your child get into a bedtime routine. Print and check off each activity as your child prepares for a good night's sleep. As your child grows, use this bedtime routine checklist for older kids and this m...
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    Bed Time
    Tips to Skip Bedtime Struggles
    Keep bedtime tear-free. Find a routine that fits your lifestyle and advice to get your toddler or child to bed smoothly. ...
  • Kids
    Sleep
    Seven-Year-Old Won't Go to Sleep
    Giving your daughter consequences and/or taking away privileges is inappropriate and is not going to help the problem. ...
  • Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Find our top picks for the best toys of the year!
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    Bed Time
    Sweet Dreams! Top 10 Bedtime Stories for Children
    Getting your child to sleep at night isn't always an easy task. These children's bedtime books are full of adorable characters, imaginative illustrations, and rhyming words that are sure to lull your little one right into dreamland. Looking for m...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Kids
    Preteen and Tween Sleep
    Tween Sleep Facts
    Tween Sleep Facts It is a myth that by adopting a hands-off approach to bedtime, your child's need for sleep will motivate her to go to bed when she is tired and ensure that she gets enough rest to maintain good physical and mental health. Chron...
  • Kids
    Sleep
    Teens: Sleeping Through the Snooze Alarm
    Teens: Sleeping Through the Snooze Alarm You may blame morning sleepiness on too much late-night television. But today leading researchers agree that biology plays a large role. Recent research conducted at sleep disorder clinics indicates that...
  • 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
  • Kids
    Bed Time
    Avoiding Beastly Bedtimes
    Avoiding Beastly Bedtimes We all want serenity at the end of the day, a slow wind-down, a gentle cuddle, and drifting off into sweet dreams. Well, dream on. For many families, bedtime is the major battle. Since bedtime comes in the evening when ...
  • Kids
    Bed Time
    Bedtime Magic
    Bedtime MagicTime 15 minutes Materials None Directions Young children often resist bedtime, but by designing a transition together that is regular and predictable, a great deal of conflict can be avoided. Write down the order so you can refer to...
  • Kids
    Sleep
    Daughter Fearful of Overnights
    A sudden change in willingness to leave home should be a red flag that the child experienced something frightening during an overnight. ...
  • Parenting Tools Printables
    My Bedtime Routine Checklist
    Skip the stress with bedtime and help your child get into a bedtime routine. Print and check off each activity as your child prepares for a good night's sleep. As your child grows, use this bedtime routine checklist for older kids and this m...
  • Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
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  • Kids
    Sleep
    Teens Need More Sleep
    Teens Need More SleepBrought to you by National PTA Does your teen have trouble waking in the morning? Does she get irritable late in the day or fall asleep during quiet times? Don't be surprised to find her in the majority of adolescents suffer...