Thinking of Making a Nap Transition?

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:01+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Naps, Schedule, Toddler Sleep|

To transition or not transition, that is very frequently the question.  Whether it be dropping the catnap, transitioning from two naps per day to one, or moving away from naps altogether, my advice is always to be thoughtful in your approach and patient with the process, whichever nap transition it may be. As a parent, [...]

Help Your Child Sleep Better at Daycare

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:14+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Naps, Schedule, Toddler Sleep|

To help keep your baby or toddler on a regular sleep routine, everyone needs to be on board. Parents need to work with childcare providers so that they are aware of your usual routine and attempt to maintain it as much as possible. This will really help your child sleep better at daycare. We know that [...]

Toddler Behaviour Issues – Sleep Issues Can Be The Cause

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:38+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Schedule, Toddler Sleep|

Are Your Toddler Behaviour Issues Due to Missed Sleep? We all know that not getting enough sleep can turn the sweetest kid into a whining, irritable shadow of himself the next day (the same also applies to a lot of adults). A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics (JAMA [...]

The 1 Thing You Must Do When Starting Daycare

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:55+00:00 September 3rd, 2014|Bedtime, Schedule, Toddler Sleep|

When I'm asked "my child is starting daycare, what should I do?" the one piece of advice I give is make bedtime earlier for the first few weeks. You have to understand that when we go through major transitions we could all use some extra sleep. When our little ones are getting adjusted to a [...]

3 Ingredients to Cure the Toddler Sleep Holiday Hangover

By | 2018-04-16T13:58:15+00:00 December 29th, 2013|Bedtime, Bedtime Routine, Naps, Schedule, Toddler Sleep|

The Holidays are over and things are starting to settle.  While our normal routine is starting to fall back into place, something may seem slightly off.  That something is your toddler and it’s a tale I hear far too often after this busy merry season.  Gatherings were had and new toys were played with, and [...]

Creating a Great Baby Sleep Routine When You Have a Toddler at Home

By | 2018-04-16T13:58:20+00:00 June 27th, 2012|Schedule, Toddler Sleep|

A common question I get asked from my parents is “how do I stay consistent with my baby's sleep plan when I have an older child that I have to think about as well.”  I completely understand where they are coming from and can totally relate. Let’s take it back to last summer. I had 4 month [...]