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How to Make Sure Your Child Gets Enough Sleep This Summer

School’s out for summer—and that means the consistent bedtime routine you had in place for your children is likely out the window. “Without a school routine, it’s easy for children to get off schedule during the summer,” notes our sleep expert, Terry Cralle, RN, “but keep in mind that a consistent summer sleep schedule is important for their overall health and wellbeing.”

Whether your kids are headed to sleep-away camp or they’re staying up way too late at home playing video games, we’ve got you covered with expert tips and advice for helping them catch Z’s through the summer season and beyond. Have a question you don’t see addressed here? Send us an email at

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Christina Heiser is the content manager at Saatva. She has held previous positions at Everyday Health, Women's Health, and L'Oréal. When she's not working, you can find Christina checking out the latest boutique fitness classes in New York City, cheering on her college basketball team (go Red Storm!), and trying new beauty and wellness trends.