Author: Late Night Parents (page 1 of 17)

How Much Sleep Should I be Getting?

Healthy sleep makes a big difference in your day, but what exactly is healthy sleep? Sleep health is a multidimensional pattern of sleep and wakefulness based on an individual’s environment that promotes physical and mental well-being. For... Read More

Netflix are planning more interactive specials for kids

Netflix is reportedly planning three more interactive specials aimed at its younger audience. According to Bloomberg, the streamer is looking to produce special episodes based on Carmen Sandiego, Boss Baby, and Last Kids on... Read More

Roku hits 30 million users

Roku now has 30.5 million active users, an increase of 39 per cent for the same quarter a year ago. Announcing its second quarter earnings, the company said users are up 1.5 million compared to Q1 2019. The 30.5 million users streamed 9.4... Read More

Facebook is adding its brand to Instagram, WhatsApp

Facebook is putting its heavy stamp on a pair of key acquisitions, with plans to add its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, according to The Information. The rebranding will result in “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from... Read More

Bathroom Upgrades For Under $100

My wife and I bought our first house in the late 1990’s and we’re currently in the middle of some serious DIY renovations. A while back, I wrote about our kitchen upgrades: we put in some new tile, painted our cabinets and installed some... Read More

Slack is rolling out a desktop update for a ‘snappier’ performance

Team management service Slack on desktop is getting a “snappier, more efficient” update over the next few weeks, the company revealed on Monday. According to Slack, the new version will be 33% faster and use 50% less memory. Users... Read More

Preventing Summer Kidnappings

Summer is supposed to be a carefree time, especially for children who are out of school and can spend the majority of their time outside enjoying the beautiful weather and doing fun activities. But according to the National Incidence Studies of... Read More

How to shop for a smart sprinkler controller…

Do you have a sprinkler system already? While there are a few smart irrigation controllers that will work with garden hoses or other off-the-rack equipment, most are designed to work with true irrigation controllers that connect to their own water... Read More

Co-Parenting Tips Every Divorcing Couple Needs to Know

It’s well known that nearly half of all marriages in the country end in divorce. The rate is even higher for subsequent marriages. What many people are not as focused on are the children involved and how to best go about co-parenting in a way that... Read More

Fireworks Safety

We know fireworks are fun and young kids look adorable holding those sparklers. Unfortunately, fireworks can cause serious injuries to children, including devastating burns and other injuries. The best way to keep your children safe is to not use... Read More

Best States for Working Dads

With Father’s Day approaching and over 93 percent of dads with young kids working today, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Working Dads.In order to help dads balance their... Read More

10 Tips for Replacing Your Roof

Replacing your roof is a big expense that, fortunately, you only have to manage every 20 to 30 years. If you’re due for a new roof, you probably have a lot of questions about the process and what to look for when hiring a contractor. These 10 tips... Read More

Heatstroke

Sometimes babies are so peaceful and quiet in the backseat that we can forget they are even there, and it can be tempting to leave a sleeping baby in the car so we don’t have to wake them up while we quickly run into the store. But leaving a child... Read More

How to Choose a Free Donut on National Donut Day

It’s that glorious time of year again! The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and this Friday, June 7, donut lovers across the country have a whole day to celebrate their favorite hole-y treats. That’s right, folks, Friday... Read More

8 Ways to be a Great Advocate for Your Family Member With Special Needs

By Annette Hines For most families, the journey of taking care of a family member with special needs is “a marathon, not a sprint”.  The emphasis must be on taking care of yourself and your family in order to take on the long-term... Read More

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