Summer Travel Sleep Tips

Summer is finally here and the anticipation of getting away for your family vacation is high. When vacationing, happy children equal happy parents so keep reading for some summer travel sleep tips to help you realize those dreamy summer holiday days.  It is always much better if everyone is well rested enough to enjoy them! ...

Is Your Baby A Sensitive Sleeper?

Do you have a sensitive sleeper on your hands? I have a sensitive little sleeper in my family.  And while I was fully aware that variance in sleep sensitivity was possible from one child to the next, it was not until I had one in my own family that I fully understood the true meaning ...

Why You Shouldn’t Rely On A Sleep Tracker Device

Maybe it’s a sign of the times, but conversations around the water cooler seem different.

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: Adult Sleep|Tags: , , |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

How to Handle Your Sleepwalking Child

Sleepwalking is a common form of parasomnia (a category of sleep disorders that involve abnormal behaviours during sleep) affecting both children and adults.

How to Get Your Baby to Nap Longer

Ah, naps. Sweet, sweet naps. We love them as adults. So why don’t babies feel that way, too? If you’ve ever wondered how to get a baby to sleep for a long time, you’re not alone. The most common sleep complaint I hear is “Why won’t my baby nap?” Is this situation familiar to you? ...

By | April 12th, 2015|Categories: Baby Sleep, Naps, Sleep Science|Tags: , , , |6 Comments

Next stop, the Overtired (Bedtime) Zone!

You are about to enter another dimension. A bedtime dimension that many parents believe their baby will show signs of a tired, fussy, or clingy child. Yet in this dimension the opposite is true. You see once you've missed that small drowsy bedtime window your child will go from tired and fussy into a journey ...

By | September 25th, 2014|Categories: Baby Sleep, Bedtime, Sleep Science|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Does the Summer Mean an Early Morning for Your Child?

Experiencing a sudden early morning waking with your little one this summer? You may notice as the weather gets warmer and days longer, your little one is getting up earlier and earlier. A consistent early morning waking makes you scratch your head as you think you are doing everything right. Bedtime is early enough, daytime ...

By | June 8th, 2014|Categories: Baby Sleep, Schedule, Sleep Science|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why Does Sleep Training Make My Child More Tired?

Sometimes during the first week of sleep training you may be wondering "why does sleep training make my child more tired?" It may seem odd that now that your child is getting more sleep and better quality sleep it's getting tougher and tougher to keep them awake. What happens in your child’s body when he ...