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Why Parents Need To Get Back To School Ready Too

Have you started back to school shopping for your kids yet? Chances are you’ve started watching for sales and have maybe even registered your child for some Fall activities.

By | August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Adult Sleep, Family Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Helping Your Anxious Child Fall Asleep And Be Ready For School

It is so important for your child to start off a new school year well-rested. A well-rested child will display better cognitive abilities, a more pleasant mood and temperament as well as a stronger immune ...

By | August 13th, 2017|Categories: Family Sleep, Family Unit|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How To Get Your Kids Sleep Ready For Back To School

We know it can be bittersweet when Fall clothes, backpacks and lunch bags show up in stores

Getting your Napper Ready for Full Day Kindergarten

Time goes by so fast, and before you know it, you are getting your little one ready for full day Kindergarten. This is a big transition for both child and parent. It’s certainly an exciting ...

How To Pack A Travel Sleep Bag For Your Child

With relatives out of province, an insatiable sense of adventure, an RV, two kids not yet in school and a large dog…we travel A LOT.  We make it a priority and typically spend weeks each ...

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 ...

Why You Need a Family Meeting and How to Create Your Family Sleep Rules

Why You Need a Set of Family Sleep Rules When someone in the family isn’t sleeping well, it can affect everyone in the home. And while it’s one thing for babies and toddlers to have ...

By | June 4th, 2017|Categories: Family Sleep, Family Unit|Tags: , |0 Comments

How to Nap Properly – Make Sure You’re Doing it Right

Ready to take a nap? Make sure you know how to nap properly. There is no debating that naps are glorious. They can revitalize you, boost energy and productivity and set you on the right ...

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Adult Sleep, Family Sleep|Tags: |0 Comments

How To Meditate To Sleep Better

If you’re like the average North American, your life is stressful and busy and it’s taking a toll on your sleep. The more things on our mind at bedtime, the less likely we are to ...

By | May 17th, 2017|Categories: Adult Sleep|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Creating A Bedtime Playlist

There is something incredibly nostalgic about music, which it makes it a great tool to use at the end of the day to wind down for sleep. Creating a bedtime playlist adds to the options ...

By | April 27th, 2017|Categories: Adult Sleep|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Should You Sleep With Your Pets?

We have an Auntie Sandy in our lives and she is a complete rock star to my kids. Telling my kids that they are having an overnight at Auntie Sandy’s is like telling my husband ...

By | April 5th, 2017|Categories: Family Sleep|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

3 Ways to Achieve Clean Sleep

2017 is definitely the year of better sleep. Even celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow are speaking on the importance of better sleep this year and clean sleep. Do you need to give yourself a sleep cleanse? ...

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Adult Sleep, Family Sleep|Tags: , |0 Comments

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

Is Your Child “Sleep” Ready for Sleep Away Camp?

Signing up your child for their first week of sleep away camp is a big decision. Perhaps you went as a kid and want your own child to experience the same fun or maybe this ...

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Family Sleep|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Ways For Couples To Connect Before Bed

Taking care of small children can be one part rewarding and two parts exhausting some days. Even with two parents at home on the weekends, sometimes all we want to do is crash and do ...

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: Family Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

You Need To Clean Up Your Sleep Routine

When you and sleep are going through a rough patch it doesn’t mean that you have to put on the brakes and break up.

Why Your 8-12 Year Old Isn’t Sleeping

It’s common for your 8-12 year old to start struggling with sleep. Often parents find their children at this age take longer to get to bed. Perhaps it’s taking them longer to fall asleep or ...

By | January 9th, 2017|Categories: Family Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Relaxing Yoga Poses To Help You Fall Asleep

Ideally, we want the whole family to get the most restful sleep possible. One of the best ways to get ready for a good night’s sleep is to relax your body and mind. Practicing relaxing ...

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

Protect Your Sleep During The Holidays

As parents we are often concerned with our children's sleep during the holidays but about what about our own? With all the hustle and bustle of the festivities, protecting our own sleep patterns tends to ...

By | December 6th, 2016|Categories: Adult Sleep|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

2016 Holiday Gift Guide

We know it can be hard to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. But we also know that just about everyone would welcome a gift that helps them get a better night's ...

By | November 15th, 2016|Categories: Family Sleep, Holiday Sleep Guide|Tags: |0 Comments

How Your Hormones Are Affecting Your Sleep Quality

It is common to hear sleep issues discussed in a community of 40+ year old women. According to stats Canada, 35% of women claim to have difficulty falling and staying asleep.

By | November 11th, 2016|Categories: Family Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If You Wake Up at Night Should You Stay In Bed?

Let’s paint the picture. You wake up at night, in the middle of the night, and whoosh goes your brain. Every thought, worry, stress, your constant to-do list comes crashing in and suddenly sleep seems ...

By | October 31st, 2016|Categories: Adult Sleep, Family Sleep|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

When Couples Sleep In Separate Beds

Some couples sleep in separate beds. I find you get two reactions when you discuss this topic. You will get those who recognize this as trouble in the marriage, and with headlines like “sleep divorce,” it’s ...

By | October 24th, 2016|Categories: Adult Sleep, Family Sleep|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Yoga For Kids And Parents

It’s time for families to introduce yoga for kids and parents. If you’ve made yoga a part of your bedtime routine and are feeling the benefits of relaxation, why not also introduce it to your kids ...

By | October 15th, 2016|Categories: Family Sleep, Family Unit|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Your Bedtime Routine with Multiple Children

Bedtime with one squirmy wormy is tricky enough but throw another one (or two! or three!) in the mix and it can get downright confusing. The end of the day bedtime routine with multiple children ...

By | October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Family 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 Create A Family Docking Station

In order for our children to sleep better, parents need to be better sleep role models. It's no surprise that in today's day and age, technology use within the household is at it’s highest among ...

By | September 5th, 2016|Categories: Family Sleep, Family Unit|Tags: , , |0 Comments

8 Steps to a Healthy Back to School Sleep Routine

Get Your Kids Healthy Back to School Sleep The endless lazy summer days filled with family, sun, surf, and sand is fantastic. But it can also take away your family’s usual sleep routine. For two ...

By | July 29th, 2016|Categories: Family Sleep|Tags: |0 Comments

Company Sleep Health – A Game Changer For Your Business Plan

How Company Sleep Health Policies Make Corporations More Productive Companies looking for a way to increase employee productivity and have more effective management don’t need to look any further than their employees’ bedrooms. We spend a third ...

By | April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Adult Sleep, Family Sleep|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Color Me To Sleep – Colouring to Help You Sleep

Color Me To Sleep - The Perfect Solution to Help You Sleep Better Colouring has always been a fun activity for children and recently adult colouring has become mom and dad’s new pastime, especially at ...

By | March 14th, 2016|Categories: Adult Sleep, Family Sleep|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Your Secret Weapon to Get Rid of Wrinkles

Get Rid of Wrinkles Without Any Expensive Creams In the hustle and bustle of daily life raising a family, moms often put themselves lowest on the priority list. Well it’s about time that changed, and ...

By | February 8th, 2016|Categories: Adult Sleep, Family Sleep|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sleep Better With These Holiday Sleep Gift Ideas

Not sure what to buy someone on your Christmas list? Give them the gift of sleep (or, at least a sleep aid!) to help their family sleep better. This year for our Holiday Gift Guide ...

By | November 28th, 2015|Categories: Family Sleep, Holiday Sleep Guide|Tags: |0 Comments

Melatonin and Sleep: Should I Take Melatonin to Sleep Better?

Melatonin has gained huge popularity as a non-prescription sleep aid, and to those of us who need sleep but want to avoid sleeping pills, or who is looking for something natural to help our children ...

Ways to Help Teens Fall Asleep Easier and Wake Up Better

Parents often struggle with helping teens fall asleep easier. Suddenly your teens bedtime becomes too late and no matter how many times you tell them to go to bed, your teen is often up well ...

By | July 10th, 2015|Categories: Family Sleep, Teen Sleep|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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