Second Child Sleep Syndrome

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:57+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Baby Sleep, Naps, Schedule, Sleep Environment|

I think it’s fair to say that I was obsessed with very passionate about my first child’s sleep. I kept her to a schedule, revolved our days and nights around her slumber, and cowered at the thought of doing anything different. Surely this was the only way to keep her well rested. When I got [...]

The Baby Box Company Launch Party

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:28+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|

On August 29th The Baby Box Company will be officially launching their new baby box available in Ontario and you are invited to their launch party! It’s time to Kick off the 145,000 unit Ontario Baby Box Co. program together! Parents will be able to claim their FREE Baby Boxes at The Baby Box Company launch [...]

How The Baby Box Can Simplify Your Life

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:28+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Baby Sleep, Bedtime Routine, Gears and Gadgets, Resources, Sleep Environment, Sponsored, TV|

Buying baby gear and essentials for my first child was not the experience I thought it would be. I remember walking into a giant baby store, pregnant, and feeling completely lost. I had no idea what to buy or what mom approved ‘must haves’ needed to be on my list. It is not easy to [...]

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

By | 2016-09-13T14:57:00+00:00 October 10th, 2014|Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|

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. [...]

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

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:57+00:00 July 14th, 2014|Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|

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 [...]

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

By | 2018-04-16T13:58:11+00:00 March 24th, 2014|Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|

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 [...]

My Response to the White Noise Machine Study

By | 2018-04-16T13:58:12+00:00 March 3rd, 2014|Baby Sleep, Gears and Gadgets, Sleep Environment|

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 [...]

Sleep and Your Baby This Holiday Season

By | 2018-04-16T13:58:17+00:00 November 19th, 2013|Baby Sleep, Bedtime Routine, Naps, Schedule, Sleep Environment|

Holiday plans are underway and while you are planning travel, accommodations, and Holiday excursions, you should also be scheduling in some sleep time for your baby.  I know keeping your child well-rested during the busy Holiday season can be a concern but it doesn’t have to be.  You can still deck-the-halls and protect your little [...]