How To Manage Bedtime Excitement

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 ...

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: Family Sleep, Family Unit|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How To Make It Easier For Your Child To Fall Asleep

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 ...

By | September 8th, 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 time, but there is the stress of change, and it can take time for your child to adjust to their ...

How To Dress Baby For Sleep In The Summer

One question that the Good Night Sleep Site team gets from parents quite frequently is how to dress baby for sleep in the summer at night.

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Baby Sleep, Sleep Environment|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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 month on the road…which means that both of our little one’s sleep environments change with more frequency than I might ...

Second Child Sleep Syndrome

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 ...

By | July 8th, 2017|Categories: Baby Sleep, Naps, Schedule, Sleep Environment|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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 realize those dreamy summer holiday days.  It is always much better if everyone is well rested enough to enjoy them! ...

How to Keep Sleep On Track During Warmer Months

With the warmer weather and brighter mornings upon us, sleep can go a little sideways.

How To Introduce A Toddler Clock

Using a toddler clock has become a more popular “tool” in a parent’s sleep tool kit and I have to admit that I am a huge fan.  When solidifying sleep rules with a toddler or preschooler, the clearer our expectations and the simpler we are able to communicate them, the less our toddlers tend to resist ...