Help kids fall asleep with these 8 low-screen gadgets and apps

Parents know that a screen isn’t the most helpful bedtime accessory. As tempting as it is to let our little ones fall asleep to Peppa Pig or The Powerpuff Girls , the blue light emitted by smartphones and tablets messes with the body’s ability to prepare for sleep because it blocks melatonin , the natural sleep hormone.
Luckily, there are lots of high-tech solutions for children who just won’t sleep – with minimal screen involvement. So if a lullaby or counting sheep just won’t cut it, here are some of the best apps and devices to help your kids slip into the land of nod (and hopefully stay there for about 10 hours).  Read more... More about Sleep , Small Humans , Culture , and Kids

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