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Cool Dad Transforms Pop-Punk Classics Into Bedtime Lullabies

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.23.2015 | Parents
Van Winkle's

Even the loudest songs can be turned into a lullaby. Change the tempo, make a few instrument swaps and Blink 182's "All The Small Things" could becom...

9 Sleep Mistakes You're Probably Making After 9PM

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living

It's one thing to make sleep a priority and another to actually achieve those blissful seven to nine hours of unadulterated shut-eye.  ...

'Excuse Me': A Sleep Doc's Secret for Helping Kids Fall Asleep on Their Own

Tracy Cutchlow | Posted 07.02.2015 | Parents
Tracy Cutchlow

Around age 3, my friends and I are finding, our good sleepers suddenly aren't. They want us in the room until they fall asleep. They want to climb into our beds in the middle of the night. (Actually, we find this sweet.) Or they refuse to even start the night in their beds. (Less sweet.)

Does Your Birthday Determine Your Bedtime? (Maybe)

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.26.2015 | Science
Van Winkle's

My birthday, August 19, 1986, shortly after six in the morning, makes me a Leo. A rising Leo, at that. Astrologically speaking, I should be a Super L...

Tips for Parents: Getting Kids to Sleep

Sarah Kupferschmidt | Posted 06.24.2015 | Parents
Sarah Kupferschmidt

According to sleep experts a 7-12 year old should be getting approximately 10-11 hours of sleep every night. Unfortunately there are many children, and even more children with autism, that are simply not getting anywhere near enough sleep.

Friday Night (Mom Version)

Meredith Masony | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
Meredith Masony

I remember getting ready to hit the town for some fun Friday night shenanigans back in my hay day. Now my Friday night's resemble screaming kids, laundry, dishes, dinner, and hopefully a glass of wine.

14-Second Video Sums Up Bedtime Perfectly

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.19.2015 | Parents

There is perhaps no greater triumph in parenting than successfully putting your baby to sleep and walking out of the nursery into sweet freedom. E...

How a Simple Bedtime Routine Changed My Family's Life

Sunday Tollefson | Posted 05.18.2015 | Parents
Sunday Tollefson

It's amazing how shifting our mindset to one of gratitude -- true, deep, fundamental gratitude -- changes lives.

Kevin James Shares Hilarious Bedtime Strategy For Getting His Kids To Sleep

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.16.2015 | Parents

While promoting his new movie "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" on "The Tonight Show," actor and father of four Kevin James told Jimmy Fallon about his strateg...

12 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Succeed At School

Posted 04.27.2015 | Parents

Parents want their children to succeed in life. And for 94 percent of parents polled by the Pew Research Center, prosperity includes going to college....

The Dichotomy of Kids' Bedtimes

Jennifer Craven | Posted 05.20.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Craven

In my household, sleep = happiness. So for now, I'll take well-rested kids over a social life. They don't know that there are kids still outside playing, all of the good shows on TV have yet to come on or that we decline lots of evening activities.

Dad's Fake Movie Poster Gives Bedtime With A Toddler The Dramatic Treatment It Deserves

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.23.2015 | Parents

Kids have a knack for falling asleep in some of the most impressively bizarre places and positions. When dad John Galbincea found his 2-year-old son A...

How The World Sleeps

Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel

Every country has its own unique and distinguishable customs. Traveling from place to place is a chance to see new sights, learn different histories a...

9 Ways to Take Charge of Bedtime Fears

Tamar Chansky | Posted 05.04.2015 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

Even if your child's fears seem unreasonable to you, you can help them feel more safe -- emotionally safe -- by not challenging the fact that they are afraid.

Before Bedtime Requests End, I Hope I Hear Them

Amanda Magee | Posted 02.23.2015 | Parents
Amanda Magee

The other night I was looking through my iPhoto library and was sobered by the absence of photos of Briar. What happened? There's Ave, there's Fin, there's another selfie. Do I not see her? Are pictures of her not as easily sharable and framable and, "Look, we're happy. Life is easy!" Maybe it's that she's getting older and I am being more restrained out of respect?

Why Women Need a New Bedtime Story

Amy Tirion | Posted 02.22.2015 | Women
Amy Tirion

Unlike the playful books we read to children, women's bedtime stories tend to be full of self-judgment. I Should, I Need to Be, and I Wish replace the chapters from childhood books that used to transport us to new places of possibility.

10 Steps To Your Coziest Bed Ever

PureWow | Posted 02.07.2015 | HuffPost Home
PureWow

Social calendar be damned: When it's cold outside and we're dog-tired, nothing holds a candle to crawling into the little slice of heaven that is our bed.

An Open Letter to My Pregnancy Body Pillow

Jolie Jenkins | Posted 12.29.2014 | Parents
Jolie Jenkins

I simultaneously desire you and feel betrayed by your limitations, like a vibrator whose batteries are dying.

'Tis The Season Of Bedtime Challenges

Wendy Troxel | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Troxel

In the wee hours of Nov. 2, scarcely more than a day after Halloween, the end to daylight saving time arrives with its semi-annual challenge to everyone's circadian rhythm.

Why I Believe In Nighttime Parenting

Meagan Francis | Posted 12.24.2014 | Parents
Meagan Francis

When Owen is afraid, he comes to me. And I want him to feel like he can always do that, whether he's 7 or 27.

LOOK: What Time Does America Go To Bed?

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living

New Yorkers are night owls and Hawaiians are early to bed -- at least according to recent data findings that look at bed times and hours of sleep per ...

How To Say No To Your Child Without Actually Saying 'No'

OWN | Posted 09.29.2014 | OWN

If there's one word parents would say they use the most around their children, it's probably the word, "No." These two simple letters often spark a ba...

How To Get Your Kids To Bed In A Few (Dozen) Easy Steps

Kim Bongiorno | Posted 11.16.2014 | Parents
Kim Bongiorno

All it takes is a practiced routine, a few (dozen) simple steps, and the patience of a saint to guide your kids to a night of dreamy splendor.

The Middle Ages

Lori Ferraro | Posted 10.12.2014 | Women
Lori Ferraro

Don't get me wrong I know I'm getting older. It happens -- and certain things do happen that make me feel like I fit the profile.

This Is The Ultimate Bedtime Routine For Better Sleep

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 08.14.2014 | Healthy Living

A bedtime routine might sound like something that's only necessary for the grade-school set, but following a nightly schedule can greatly improve the ...