Postpartum Sleep Support – Moms Need Sleep Too

Adjusting to life with a new baby isn’t easy. In fact it can be downright overwhelming at times. Nobody expects to get their pre-baby sleeping habits back, but the popularity of the postpartum sleep support #zombiemoms hashtag on social media illustrates that there are a lot of new moms who aren’t getting enough sleep to ...

Start Your Summer With a Sleep Spring Clean

It’s the time of year where we de-clutter, clean, and purge all that’s accumulated throughout the winter. Have you thought about also giving your sleep a Sleep Spring Clean? Sometimes our sleep routine and environment needs a little sprucing up too, so while you’re windexing the windows, give thought to what needs to be done ...

By | June 12th, 2015|Categories: Family Sleep|Tags: , |0 Comments

Are You Ready for Your 7-Day Sleep Challenge?

Prior to Mom 2.0 Summit I shared my sleep tips on how to protect your sleep while still conferencing your butt off. But now the conference is over, we are home, unpacked'ish, and re-entry is hard yo! Our heads are swimming with ideas and inspiration but we are fighting some serious sleep deprivation and jet ...

Protect Your Sleep While Conferencing Your Butt Off

As I approach a busy conference and travel season I already anticipate the one thing that gets neglected - my sleep. With flights to catch, early morning breakfasts and keynotes, unfamiliar sleep environments and beds, and many a late night networking and catching up with colleagues, my sleep is ignored. I don’t know about you ...

Sleep and Autism: Explaining the Challenges and How to Solve Them

Sleep and autism is explained and discussed by Julia Walsh from Good Night Sleep Site North Carolina. She uses her education in sleep training, degree in Child Development, and experience with children on the spectrum and explains the 4 main sleep challenges a child with autism may experience and simple sleep tips that you can ...

By | January 25th, 2015|Categories: Family Sleep|Tags: |0 Comments

What is Sleep Apnea – Sleep Apnea Awareness Day

I remember hearing my dad snore through my bedroom wall. It was loud. So loud! We used to laugh about it and tease him. He said he had always snored like that and I just couldn’t imagine how my mom slept through it. Little did I know she wasn’t and it wasn’t because of the ...

National Sleep Awareness Week – The 3 Pillars of Health

I’ll often hear from parents “family was visiting so bedtime was late” or “we can’t miss our daily programs so it’s hard to fit in naps.”  Now I’m not completely unrealistic and I get that life goes on and we can’t always protect our sleep or our children’s sleep 100%.  Bedtimes are going to be ...

By | March 4th, 2014|Categories: Family Sleep, Family Unit|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Make Sleep Sexy on Valentine’s Day – Some Tips for Mom and Dad

Valentine’s Day is a special night for you and your loved one.  Ladies we are gifted with heart shaped boxes of chocolate, roses, and cards, but what about the gift of sleep?  I don’t know about you, but as a parent sometimes there is nothing sexier than being able to get a good night's sleep.  ...

By | February 11th, 2014|Categories: Adult Sleep, Family Sleep|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Guest Post – Improve Your Sleep, Improve Your Mood

Our children are not the only culprits for disrupted sleep for exhausted parents. Do you frequently lie awake in bed long after your baby/child has fallen back to sleep? Does it take you a long time to fall asleep at bedtime even when you are exhausted? Sleep disturbances in parents of young children affect functioning ...

By | July 25th, 2013|Categories: Adult Sleep, Family Sleep, Postpartum Depression|Tags: , |0 Comments