Sleep Regressions – 4 Reasons Your Baby Isn’t Sleeping

If you’re one of the lucky few parents who have an almost mythological perfect angel baby who seems to love sleep no matter what’s going on in their little world, you don’t need to keep reading. For everyone else – if your baby suddenly isn’t sleeping as much or is waking up and not going ...

By | March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Baby Sleep, Milestones & Regressions|Tags: |0 Comments

The 8-10 Month Sleep Regression – Overcome the Next Sleep Hurdle

You experienced the 4-month sleep regression and survived. (Hurray!) Now your baby is between 8-10 months old and yet another sleep regression has appeared. Yes, you may have to do it all over again. Why Is It Happening? This is an exciting time for babies. Many developmental milestones are being practiced. Your little one is ...

By | March 1st, 2015|Categories: Baby Sleep, Milestones & Regressions|Tags: |36 Comments

How to Help Your Child Sleep During the Christmas Holiday

  It can be difficult to accommodate your normal sleep routine with the hustle and bustle of Christmas. The busy holidays are approaching and I get it. I have 3 kids and I struggle with the same issues as you. Over scheduled sleep deprived children leads to meltdowns and Grinch like behavior. With just a ...

Our Favourite Travel Sleep Products

It's always best to be prepared when travelling with your little one and restful sleep when away is one thing you want to make sure you pack for. A common question we are asked by parents is "how can we make sleep better for our children when we are away?" The best travel sleep products ...

By | December 9th, 2014|Categories: Baby Sleep, Bedtime, Sleep and Travel - #GoodNightTravel|Tags: |2 Comments

Practice the ABC’s of Safe Sleep to Reduce the Risk of SIDS

October is SIDS Awareness Month.  Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the #1 cause of death for healthy infants under the age of 1 in Canada. To help reduce the risks of SIDS The American Academy of Pediatrics and The Canadian Paediatric Society recommend practicing the ABC's of Safe Sleep. Babies should sleep Alone, on their Backs, and in a Crib. ...

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

My Response to the Sleep Environment Risks for Younger and Older Infants Study

A recent study from the department of Pediatrics, Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics from Kansas City Missouri was held with the objective to determine if SIDS or other sleep-related causes of infant mortality had known risk factors, with a secondary objective on if there were any associations in these risk factors at different ages. Data ...

By | July 14th, 2014|Categories: Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|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

Scare Tactics on Co-Sleeping Isn’t the Answer – Education Is.

I read an article recently about Milwaukee’s 2011 ad campaign on the dangers of co-sleeping.  The campaign pictures show sleeping babies in a bed with a large butcher knife laying beside them.  It explains co-sleeping is just as dangerous.  Eye-opening – absolutely.  The hope is that it drives the message of the risk of co-sleeping ...

By | March 24th, 2014|Categories: Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|Tags: , |1 Comment

My Response to the White Noise Machine Study

Does this White Noise Machine Study Tell Us Not to Use it For Our Babies? A recent white noise machine study, ran through the University of Toronto was conducted as there is a raised concern that consistent use of Infant Sleep Machines could increase the risk of noise-induced hearing loss. Sound machines are used by ...