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How to Get Kids to Sleep

The Ultimate Bedtime Routine for Young Children

Michelle Howell Miller | Posted 12.15.2014 | Parents
Michelle Howell Miller

Want more sleep for everyone in the house, along with a peaceful bedtime experience? Find the bedtime routine that works best for your family, keep it as consistent as possible and make sure all of your family members understand why sleep is so important.

Will You Snuggle with Me, Mama?

Samantha McGarry | Posted 07.20.2014 | Parents
Samantha McGarry

Truthfully, the whole evening routine and especially the last 5 to 10 minutes of it have always been a challenge for me.

Magical Thinking: Fears of the Dark and What Lurks Under the Bed

Kerry L. Malawista, MSW, Ph.D. | Posted 11.30.2013 | Parents
Kerry L. Malawista, MSW, Ph.D.

Nighttime fears are common in kids Max's age. We are all familiar with a young child's fears of monsters and what lurks under the bed. I believe they most often represent a healthy way for a child to express his or her dawning awareness that the world can be a dangerous place.

How Your Children Can Get Enough Sleep in the 24/7 Connected World

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 08.24.2013 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Why are this generation's children not getting enough sleep? Not surprisingly, technology is one culprit.