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Cassie Shortsleeve is a Boston-based freelance writer and editor with a decade's worth of experience reporting for the country's top health, travel, and parenting magazines. She's also the founder of Dear Sunday, an online platform for new and soon-to-be moms. She lives in Boston, MA with her husband and their daughter Sunday.

In October, when my husband (who works at a university) tested positive for COVID-19 after a standard protocol screening, we

In the throes of sleep deprivation the summer I had my daughter, Sunday, I remember a friend with a toddler

Adolescents, who typically need more sleep than adults, routinely don't get enough of it. Staying up late to study and

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All of the stress and anxiety you're experiencing these days can do a serious number on your ability to get

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