Children

What Is Twilight Sleep?
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Just 40 years ago, anesthesia was a barbaric guessing game that was rarely effective.
Pulitzer-Nominated Playwright Will Eno on the Upside of Sleepless Nights
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Fatherhood means forgetting whether it’s night or day.
The Secret Meanings of Teen Movie Bedrooms
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According to the set design, Duckie was a junkie, Ferris a poser and Juno more insecure than she let on.
Eight Classic Terrifying Short Stories
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Bedtime reading that will keep you up at night.
How "Little Nemo in Slumberland" Reinvented Our Dreams
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With the comic strip "Little Nemo in Slumberland," which celebrates its 110th anniversary today, the great Winsor McCay changed how dreams were portrayed.
We’ve Hated Homework Since We Invented It, So Why Can’t We Lose It?
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We’ve hated homework since we invented it, so why can’t we lose it?
Love in the Time of Co-Sleeping
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In any marriage, a couple must learn where they fall on the big issues. But sleep-training your children rarely comes up in the conversation.
When it Comes to Bed-Sharing, There Is No Global Norm
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Should I co-sleep with my kid? Should spouses have separate beds? Around the world, the answers change.
Space-y Kids? Let Them Sleep On It
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They might dazzle you tomorrow.
It’s Time to Rethink Resting After Concussions
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Yes, concussion victims require rest. But too much inactivity makes it worse.