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Who Knew What We Would Find

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 01.29.2016 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

Unexpected turns of fate happen every day ... One day something propels us off our path and we find ourselves in a whole new world ... something w...

Things My Toddler Wants When It's Way Past His Bedtime

Matt Brennan | Posted 01.19.2016 | Parents
Matt Brennan

Here is a helpful pie chart with some of the more frequent requests (by percentage).

5 Baby Bedtime Tricks

Well Rounded NY | Posted 01.14.2016 | Parents
Well Rounded NY

Even if your baby hasn't gotten the memo yet (what, baby, you don't know how to talk yet? WTF?), don't worry, we've got a few tricks up our sleeve. Here's 5 baby bedtime tricks that will get you both on the road to sleeping through the night.

33 Photos That Show The Nightmare That Is Bedtime

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 01.07.2016 | Parents

It's a truth universally acknowledged that a child at bedtime can be quite a difficult creature to subdue, to say the least. Whether they try to ...

Bedtime as Presented in Emojis

Jennie Sutherland | Posted 01.06.2016 | Parents
Jennie Sutherland

Any other parents feel this way?

Unfinished Thoughts

Beth Whitley | Posted 01.04.2016 | Parents
Beth Whitley

In a way, these half-written blogs and unfinished reflections sum up the past six months pretty well: a collection of emotions and experiences with few clear ends or answers, with dangling ellipses and uncertain next chapters.

'I Wish I Never Left'

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 12.29.2015 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

Holiday wishes are a big deal for all of us, but especially for children. And for the children we see, we know how sacred a simple wish can be.

Bedtime Memories 80 Years later

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 12.08.2015 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

Memories of our bedtimes don't go away. They aren't written down anywhere and sometimes it's a stretch to pull them up if we go looking for them. But once in a while a memory is triggered and comes rushing to the forefront, spilling over into our present.

Sleeping With Your Spouse, The Enemy

Dr. Nerina Ramlakhan | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nerina Ramlakhan

Have you seen that hilarious episode of Friends where Chandler and Monica bicker about how they sleep together, and whether they spoon or not? Recentl...

7 Bedroom Behaviors That Could Be Killing Your Marriage

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.30.2015 | Divorce

The time you spend with your spouse right before you drift off to sleep is arguably the most important interaction you'll have all day. Below, relati...

The Best Times To Sleep, Wake, Exercise And Eat Are Based On Age, Circadian Rhythms

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 11.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Ingrid Prueher

If you're wondering what the optimal times are to engage in certain activities, listen to your body's circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms are physiological, mental and behavioral changes governed by the body within a 24-hour clock, according to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. They are affected by environmental cues, such as sunlight, darkness and temperature.

10 Reasons Why Life Without Sleep Isn't So Bad

Chris Cate | Posted 11.18.2015 | Parents
Chris Cate

The average person may spend one-third of their life sleeping, but parents aren't average people. We spend all three-thirds of our lives trying to put other people to sleep while never experiencing true relaxing sleep ourselves.

Optimize Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

Rosie Osmun | Posted 11.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

We've put together nine of the best ways you can enhance your space for sleep according to leading sleep hygiene experts and recent studies. Read on to learn what environmental changes can have the biggest impact on rest.

Dog Helps Little Boy With His Bedtime Ritual

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.06.2015 | Good News

From cleaning up to saying prayers to reading a storybook, bedtime becomes the best time when you’ve a canine pal. In the video above, w...

If You're Struggling With Your Child At Bedtime, the Bedtime Pass Can Help

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 11.13.2015 | Parents
Ingrid Prueher

You may have heard of the "bedtime pass," an innovative idea that is helping many children ages 3 to 10 years old (and their parents) who struggle with bedtime. The idea is simple: at bedtime, you give your child a notecard (i.e., bedtime pass), and he or she can come out of their bedroom to see mom or dad one time after they are tucked into bed for the night.

5 Signs You're Sleeping All Wrong

Thrillist | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

By: Marina Komarovsky Credit: Shuttershock When you've had a night of really bad sleep, or just too little sleep, you know it. But sometimes t...

Why I Still Put My 8-Year-Old to Bed at Night

Nicole Sprinkle | Posted 10.27.2015 | Parents
Nicole Sprinkle

As mothers, sometimes we indulge our children even when we know it's not quite the proper thing to do. We all have our secret "thing" that we're usually too embarrassed to admit to others, and it's almost always based in love, though perhaps at times a complicated version of it.

7 Simple Sleep Hacks To Make You Wake Up More Energized

Thrillist | Posted 10.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Thrillist

If the amount of caffeine you need to wake up in the morning is approximately "all of it," you're not getting the quality, restorative sleep that seems to belong exclusively to babies and dead people. Thankfully, as with so many other life problems, there's a hack for that.

Night Shift

Nina Griffin | Posted 09.24.2015 | Parents
Nina Griffin

September. Back to routine and structure; back to reasonable bedtimes for kids and adults, alike; back to resuming my role as the night cop: "Twenty minute warning.... ten minute warning... five minute warning... BEDTIME!"

Bedtime Blessings: Singing the Song of Remembrance

Jesua | Posted 09.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jesua

Bedtimes are not always golden rituals of expansive love and poignant cherishing in our home. Sometimes we are all exhausted and edgy by the time bedt...

Too Much Or Too Little Sleep Can Lead To Weight Gain And Disease

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 09.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Ingrid Prueher

The right amount of quality sleep is critical to your health. Establish good sleeping habits and not only will you have more energy, be more alert and more productive, you will be healthier and may even shed a few unwanted pounds.

The Wilson Elementary Bedtime Chart: A Parent's Perspective

Gina Jacobs Thomas | Posted 09.14.2015 | Parents
Gina Jacobs Thomas

Now, I'm a Virgo and love me a good spreadsheet, so when I first looked at this meme, I thought "Wow, that's PERFECT! Every age and time is laid out so easily that I can pinpoint to the minute what is the best time for my child!"

'Unrealistic' Bedtime Rules Shared By Elementary School Go Viral

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.04.2015 | Parents

A Wisconsin elementary school teacher recently shared a chart of optimal sleep times for children, and although the guide went viral on Facebook, pare...

Your Bedtime May Affect Your Sleep Quality

Yahoo! | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living

The timing of our sleep is more important than previously thought, according to a new study that suggests it affects our sleep quality. Shifting mice...

There's A Kids' Book That Promises To Make Anyone Fall Asleep

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.23.2015 | Parents

Putting readers to sleep isn't usually an author's goal, but a Swedish behavioral scientist hopes his children's book will do just that. Carl-Johan Fo...