Thinking of Making a Nap Transition?

To transition or not transition, that is very frequently the question.  Whether it be dropping the catnap, transitioning from two naps per day to one, or moving away from naps altogether, my advice is always to be thoughtful in your approach and patient with the process, whichever nap transition it may be. As a parent, ...

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Naps, Schedule, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Grumpy After A Nap

Many little ones will be grumpy after a nap if they have not gotten enough sleep. If your child is often waking at the dreaded 45-minute mark and doing so quite unhappily, check out Good Night Sleep Site's strategies for how to lengthen naps. But what about babies and toddlers who are getting plenty of sleep ...

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: Naps, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Easter Basket Gift Ideas

Easter is just around the corner and hopefully so is the warmer weather and longer doses of that golden sunshine. If you looking for some Easter basket gift ideas for your toddler or young child, we have some options that they will not only love, but would be great additions to any quiet time, nap time ...

Help Your Child Sleep Better at Daycare

To help keep your baby or toddler on a regular sleep routine, everyone needs to be on board. Parents need to work with childcare providers so that they are aware of your usual routine and attempt to maintain it as much as possible. This will really help your child sleep better at daycare. We know that ...

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Naps, Schedule, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Why Bedtime Routines Are Crucial For Children

A recent study was published and proved that practicing consistent bedtime routines with children 0-5 years of age resulted in better overall sleep for the child.

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: Bedtime Routine, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Celebrating Family Literacy Day

Not only is strong literacy is an essential skill that is important for children’s success at school, but reading is an excellent option for creating a solid bedtime routine.  Good Night Sleep Site's #BringBackBedtime initiative recognizes the importance of turning off screens an hour before bed and looking to other sleep healthy activities before sleep ...

Getting Through A Toddler Sleep Strike

Often we see toddler sleep regressions happen to even the best of sleepers. When clients contact me regarding the toddler sleep strike happening at home, I first make sure sleep basics are being promoted.

Better Sleep For Kids – Bring Back Bedtime

A good night sleep starts at bedtime. And its time to bring back bedtime. Due to our busy lives and pure exhaustion, we are often rushing through our children's bedtime. Adults are craving to have a few minutes to ourselves before we flop into bed completely sleep deprived. When focusing on better sleep for kids, ...

By | December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Bedtime, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Meditation For Children

If you’ve recently discovered meditation as a great way to relax before bed, you’re not alone. It is one of the most commonly suggested methods for helping people fall asleep and quieting their minds. You may be wondering if you can practice meditation with your kids to help them fall asleep faster as well. The ...

By | December 12th, 2016|Categories: Bedtime, Bedtime Routine, Toddler Sleep|0 Comments

Tips To Ease Childhood Nightmares

It was my husband’s idea to let our four year-old daughter watch Ghostbusters. But who’s she going to call when its 4 a.m. and the movie has given her nightmares? That’s right; it’s mommy she wants for some reassurance and comfort.

By | November 24th, 2016|Categories: Bedtime, Toddler Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments