Latifah Miles

Writer, the Strategist

 Latifah Miles is a writer at the Strategist who covers products for the perfect night of sleep, including mattresses and pillows. She was previously a parenting editor who covered baby essentials, kids’ gear, and parenting gadgets.

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    The Very Best Pillows for Side SleepersIncluding down, memory foam, and even a noodlelike body pillow to help you get your best sleep.
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    The Best Mattresses You Can Buy Online, As Tested by Strategist EditorsOur editors and writers slept on each of these for at least one week.
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    The 10 Very Best Down PillowsIf you like your pillows soft and fluffy, down is the way to go.
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    The 12 Very Best Pillows for Neck PainBecause who doesn’t have tech neck?
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    The 18 Very Best Bed PillowsWith options for every type of sleeper.
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    The 14 Very Best Memory-Foam PillowsMemory-foam pillows that feel like a hug for your head.
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    The 11 Very Best Cooling Mattress ToppersEvery side will be the cool side of the bed.
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    The 14 Very Best Mattress ProtectorsBecause your mattress isn’t washing machine–friendly.
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    The 15 Very Best Pregnancy PillowsIncluding U-shaped, C-shaped, and wedge-shaped body pillows to help you sleep better during pregnancy and beyond.
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    The 12 Very Best Plush Mattress ToppersThink of a plush mattress topper like fluffy, sumptuous icing for your mattress cake.
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    The 10 Very Best Cooling PillowsRaise your hand if you’ve been personally victimized by sleep sweats!
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    This Travel-Friendly Sound Machine Is More Than 50 Percent OffTake the relaxing sounds of white noise with you on the go.
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    The Best Outdoor Toys for Kids, According to ExpertsFrom the best water balloons and to suction-cup archery and a geodesic climbing dome.
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    This Magna-Tiles Starter Set Is the Cheapest We’ve Seen in YearsBuild all kinds of structures, from simple towers to an elaborate castle.
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    The Strategist Sleep 100A sweeping sleeping guide to getting a good night’s rest.
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    Our Favorite Sound Machine Is Nearly 50 Percent OffDrown out the world around you with 22 non-looping white-noise, fan, and ocean sounds.
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    All the Actually Good Prime Day Sleep DealsIncluding pillows, mattresses, eye masks, and Rob Lowe’s special sleep water.
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    The 23 Very Best Car Seats and Booster Seats for KidsFrom infant bucket seats to convertibles to boosters to all-in-ones.
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    The 13 Very Best Mattress ToppersTo turn your too-firm or too-soft mattress into one that is just right.
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    The 9 Very Best Box SpringsA good box spring should do a few things: provide support for your mattress, improve airflow, and raise your bed to a more comfortable height.
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    The 7 Very Best Air MattressesAir mattresses your guests will be happy to sleep on.
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    These Easy-to-Adjust Pillows Are Up to 44 Percent OffHandy zippers make them firmer or softer in seconds — and the more you buy, the deeper the discount.
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    The Best Father’s Day Gifts for New DadsMake their first Father’s Day one to remember.
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    The 8 Very Best Adjustable Bed BasesThese zero-gravity adjustable bed bases give you that weightless feeling you didn’t know you were missing.
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    The 13 Very Best Pillows for Back SleepersProper posture is everything — even when you’re sleeping.
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    All of the Best Memorial Day Mattress SalesNow is a great time to transform your sleep space.
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    This Tempur-Pedic Pillow for Every Sleep Position Is Almost 50 Percent OffIts flippable design caters to side, back, stomach, and combo sleepers.
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    The Best Mother’s Day Gifts Under $100 for New MomsFrom a do-it-yourself LEGO bouquet and memory books to silk pillowcases and cozy slippers.
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    Amazon’s Baby Yoda–Themed Echo Dot Is 50 Percent Off for Star Wars DayMay the Force be with your smart-home setup.
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    This Stylish Inflatable Pool Is on Sale for Under $40Get ready for warmer weather with a summer essential that both kids and adults can enjoy.
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    The Very Best Sun-Protective Clothing for Kids and BabiesIncluding styles for newborns and kids as old as 16.
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    I Finally Found a Claw Clip That Can Hold My LocsA regular hair tie could never.
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    The 13 Very Best Kids’ ScootersIncluding two-wheel scooters, three-wheel scooters, and scooters with light-up wheels.
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    The Best Kids’ Water Tables, According to ExpertsIncluding one that rains, and one with space for sand.
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    One of Our Favorite Foam Pillows Is 25 Percent OffTuft & Needle’s adaptive foam pillow is especially good for side sleepers.
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    This Is the Best Deal We’ve Ever Seen on the TonieboxCut back on screen time without inciting total chaos.
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    The 12 Very Best Body PillowsMeet the new cuddle buddy that can help you get better sleep.
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    One of Our Favorite All-Foam Mattresses Is More Than 30 Percent OffComfortable, supportive, and on sale.
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    All the Best Presidents’ Day Mattress DealsMost brands are taking off at least $100, while others are throwing in free pillows and sheet sets.
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    The Best Outdoor Toys for Winter, According to ExpertsMake your next snow day an epic one.
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    This Tempur-Pedic Pillow for Every Position Is 37 Percent OffCalling all stomach, back, side, and combination sleepers: This pillow is for you (and it’s on sale!).
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    The Best Snow Sleds for Kids, According to ExpertsSwap your cafeteria tray for an actual sled to make the most of your next snow day.
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    The Best Thing I Bought This Year Is This Cookbook That Reminds Me of My GrandmaThe traditional Black dishes in Jubilee remind me of being in the kitchen with my grandmother.
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    Our Favorite Casper Cooling Pillow Is 40 Percent Off TodayThe triple-layer memory-foam pillow is perforated to encourage airflow and keep you from overheating.
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    This Gift-Worthy 1,000-Plus-Piece Lego Set Is Just $40 TodayThe classic rainbow assortment will let you build whatever comes to mind.
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    These Glittery (and Very Giftable) Magna-Tiles Are Just $19 TodayThey’d be a great addition to an existing stockpile or a sparkly way to establish a new collection.
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    63 Holiday Shopping TipsHoliday-related proclamations and well-sourced recommendations from the Strategist’s staff and contributors.
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    Our Favorite Cyber Monday Bedding DealsFrom pillows and linen sheets to mattress toppers and duvet covers.
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    The Best Beyoncé Gifts, According to Die-hard FansEight Beyoncé superfans, the kind who can recite her entire discography, shared the gifts they’d want to give and receive.
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    The Best Dolls for Kids, According to ExpertsFrom Monster High and American Girl to Baby Stella and Miniland.
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