“Cheating” is for diets. And I’m not a fan of diets.
My husband and brother-in-law trained the past 14 weeks for it.
Maybe the cure is to ask yourself: “Do you need it or want it?” Who am I kidding, that didn’t work for me.
Now with kids, I’m breaking every single promise to myself.
Researchers who’ve studied how to get boys to read say parents and teachers need to follow their interests.
Here you go, Internet, one of my unfine moments. Use it to not error as I did.
Tag Archives: sleep
Summer’s ending. It’s back to work. Back to the school routines. And, oh, no. Sleep schedules.
I wanted to learn how some parents get their kids to sleep by 7:30 p.m. That’s insane to me.
So I asked a sleep expert for help.
Toddlers who miss just one daily nap show more anxiety, less joy and curiosity, and a poorer understanding of how to solve problems, found a Journal of Sleep Research study.
Chronically sleep-deprived children are also at higher risk for mood-related problems.
If your child is younger than 3 years, he still needs a daily nap, says Parents advisor Jodi Mindell, PhD. author of “Sleeping Through the Night.”
Click the headline to get the doctor’s advice on how to nap a child.
A midnight showing of “Hunger Games” would prove that I’m still young and spontaneous. Right?
Getting the kids to bed is a task – a tedious task.
At 8 p.m., I finished giving the kids their rounds of baths. Jammers on. Hair braided. And in bed, well, sort of.
They bounced on their beds.
As I tucked my daughters in their beds, Little Bobby poked his head into his sisters’ room.
“Can we watch just one more movie?” he asked.
“No. Lights off,” I said.
He ran to his room, shut the door and played with his Lego set.
He’s 8 and much older than the tots. So I ignored the plastic blocks pinging off the wall. At least, I tried to.
(Click the headline to read more.)
At 2, our kids stopped napping and research now says they may face emotional problems.
Who says they can’t sleep in a crib forever?