Helping Kids Sleep in Different Homes After Separation or Divorce

By | 2018-05-27T22:14:02+00:00 May 27th, 2018|Kid/Teen Sleep|

After separation or divorce, children need time to get used to living between two homes and sleeping in different environments. During this period, they will need understanding and support from both parents to help them adjust to the changes but there are also a few practical things you can do as well to make their [...]

Balancing Life with Healthy Sleep for Your Child

By | 2019-05-05T15:12:38+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Kid/Teen Sleep|

Once you’ve got your little one on solid footing with respect to having a healthy relationship with sleep, it can be challenging to test the waters and step away from the routine and schedule that you’ve worked so hard to achieve.  And really, when things are going well from a sleep perspective, who in their [...]

Tools To Help Your Child Sleep Better At Night

By | 2018-11-15T00:03:36+00:00 November 25th, 2017|Kid/Teen Sleep|

It's probably no surprise to hear that our Good Night Sleep Site consultants are always working with new parents and teaching them how to get their baby the sleep they need. But did you know that we get just as many questions from parents with older kids asking for sleep help too? From birth to [...]

Tips & Tricks for Halloween Bedtime Success

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:50+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Kid/Teen Sleep|

Halloween night is an exciting time for kids. There’s the anticipation, fun of costumes, energy of trekking from house to house, and of course, the candy…all of which have the potential to push bedtime later than we’d like. So, what's a parent to do?  While we certainly want kids to have fun and enjoy the evening, there [...]

How To Manage Bedtime Excitement

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:50+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Kid/Teen Sleep|

Bedtime excitement. One of the most exciting time of day for kids can be when your partner gets home from work. If your kids haven't seen your partner all day (or longer if they travel for work or work shift work), pardon me, but it can be a circus! From my perspective, as someone who is pretty [...]

How To Make It Easier For Your Child To Fall Asleep

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:53+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Kid/Teen Sleep|

It can be tough to fall asleep with the day’s worries on your mind. The same can be said for our children. Perhaps it was a disagreement they had with a friend that day, or a subject at school they are struggling with. Maybe their upcoming hockey tournament is keeping them up at night, or [...]

Helping Your Anxious Child Fall Asleep And Be Ready For School

By | 2019-08-12T15:55:24+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Kid/Teen Sleep|

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 system. But even if you are making sure that your child’s sleep environment and bedtime are appropriate, that doesn’t always [...]

Getting your Napper Ready for Full Day Kindergarten

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:54+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Kid/Teen Sleep|

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 time, but there is the stress of change, and it can take time for your child to adjust to their [...]

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

By | 2018-04-16T13:56:58+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Kid/Teen Sleep|

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 some trouble with sleep and bedtime, it’s another thing when your school-aged children are consistently having difficulty. That’s why I [...]