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Start Preparing Your Kids for Daylight Saving Time Now

Start Preparing Your Kids for Daylight Saving Time Now

Photo: Olga Kurguzova (Shutterstock)When we spring our clocks forward an hour next Sunday, March 14, we will be left feeling groggy and maybe a little cranky as Monday morning comes even sooner than we’d like. Adults don’t typically enjoy feeling slightly sleep-deprived, but we double-up on coffee and power through. Small children, on the other…
Deep Sleep Protects Against Alzheimer’s, Growing Evidence Shows

Deep Sleep Protects Against Alzheimer’s, Growing Evidence Shows

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Researchers are learning that there is a significant relationship between sleep and dementia, particularly Alzheimer's disease. Basak Gurbuz Derman/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Basak Gurbuz Derman/Getty Images Researchers are learning that there is a significant relationship between sleep and dementia, particularly Alzheimer's disease. Basak Gurbuz Derman/Getty Images During deep sleep, the brain appears to…
If You’re Thinking About Hosting a Sleepover, Read This First

If You’re Thinking About Hosting a Sleepover, Read This First

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Photo: Corbis/VCG (Getty Images)Sleepovers and pandemics don’t really go together. They are a wonderful childhood rite of passage, what with all that pizza-eating, soda-drinking, movie-watching, and late-night giggling. But all those things (potentially sharing food and beverages! cuddled up next to each other! with respiratory droplets hovering in the air!) are also what make them…
Sleep Away Camps Offer COVID-Free Bubbles For Remote Learning

Sleep Away Camps Offer COVID-Free Bubbles For Remote Learning

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Many summer camps were closed due to COVID-19 but some sleep away camps found ways to successfully operate. Some plan to offer COVID-free bubbles where students can live and attend classes remotely.
It’s Time to Get Our Kids Back on a Regular Sleep Schedule

It’s Time to Get Our Kids Back on a Regular Sleep...

Photo: engagestock (Shutterstock)Between the decimation of normal life in the spring and this long, boring-ass summer we’re all wading through, one thing parents may have become extra lax on is a consistent bedtime. Some days I decide enough is enough (for now) and my son needs to go to bed at a decent hour but…
How Can I Stop Co-Sleeping with My Older Child?

How Can I Stop Co-Sleeping with My Older Child?

Parental AdvisoryParental AdvisoryTackling your most pressing parenting dilemmas, one tantrum at a time. Email your kid-rearing questions to mwalbert@lifehacker.com with "Parental Advisory" in the subject line.Sleep problems are pretty much a given at some point in parenthood—yours, theirs or, most often, both of yours. Guess what’s not helping? This pandemic, thankyouverymuch. Kids are more cooped…
How To Get Sleep In Uneasy Times

How To Get Sleep In Uneasy Times

Insomnia has become even more common, sleep specialists say, with the rise of "collective social anxiety." d3sign/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption d3sign/Getty Images Insomnia has become even more common, sleep specialists say, with the rise of "collective social anxiety." d3sign/Getty Images Having trouble getting to sleep these days? You're not alone. For people with…
How to Swaddle a Baby

How to Swaddle a Baby

Photo: ShutterstockBack to BasicsBack to BasicsWe all have that one seemingly “easy” task we’ve never quite figured out. This week, no problem is too trivial, no question too stupid. Just because it's simple doesn't mean it's not a hack.Generally speaking, babies and sleep and blankets do not go hand-in-hand. For many years, the American Academy…
Twitch streamers make thousands by literally just sleeping

Twitch streamers make thousands by literally just sleeping

Getty Images Moments before falling asleep live on Twitch, streamer Matthew “Mizkif” Rinaudo thought about how pissed off his mom would be if he told her that he made money sleeping. “She thinks I do nothing now,” Rinaudo joked to his live viewers. “Wait until she finds out I literally slept and made money.” Rinaudo…
Twitch streamers make thousand by literally just sleeping

Twitch streamers make thousand by literally just sleeping

Getty Images Moments before falling asleep live on Twitch, streamer Matthew “Mizkif” Rinaudo thought about how pissed off his mom would be if he told her that he made money sleeping. “She thinks I do nothing now,” Rinaudo joked to his live viewers. “Wait until she finds out I literally slept and made money.” Rinaudo…

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