How to Help Your Child Sleep During the Christmas Holiday

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:50+00:00 December 10th, 2014|Baby Sleep, Schedule|

  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 [...]

Bedtime Crafts for Halloween

By | 2018-04-16T13:57:54+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|Kids & Crafts, Toddler Sleep|

Scare away the bad dreams with these bedtime crafts for Halloween With Halloween around the corner, the theme is everything ghoulish. In stores and your child’s school ghosts and witches are being hung on the walls, and even your child’s favourite cartoon character is celebrating the scary holiday. Suddenly things start going bump in the [...]

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 [...]

Dropping Naps – When Nap Time is Officially Over

By | 2018-09-24T00:04:56+00:00 June 17th, 2014|Toddler Sleep|

Dropping Naps - Is it Time? The time will come when your toddler is ready to go nap free throughout the day - I know, everyone hold each other and weep. But if your little ones naptime starts interfering with his consolidated nighttime sleep it may be time to make that transition. Children can drop [...]

The Crib to Bed Transition – Part 2

By | 2018-04-16T13:58:09+00:00 April 22nd, 2014|Bedtime Routine, Setting Limits, Toddler Sleep|

In Part 1 of transitioning your little one from crib to bed I shared some tips on what to do before the crib even comes out of the room. In Part 2 of this series the homework is done, the bed is made and it’s time for you’re little one to say good night.  Now [...]

What is Sleep Apnea – Sleep Apnea Awareness Day

By | 2018-04-16T13:58:09+00:00 April 16th, 2014|Family Sleep, Sleep Disorders|

I remember hearing my dad snore through my bedroom wall. It was loud. So loud! We used to laugh about it and tease him. He said he had always snored like that and I just couldn’t imagine how my mom slept through it. Little did I know she wasn’t and it wasn’t because of the [...]

Guest Post – When a Sleep Trainer Met a Potty Trainer…

By | 2018-04-16T13:58:10+00:00 April 14th, 2014|Potty Training, Toddler Sleep|

I've been fortunate to meet some amazing people doing what I do. One of them is Jamie Glowacki, Potty Trainer extraordinaire. I often refer clients to her company - Oh Crap. Potty Training, and she frequents our Facebook Sleep Clinics where she answers your potty training questions. We finally sat down together and collaborated on [...]

@savvymomdotca Features our Crib to Bed Transition – Part 1

By | 2018-04-16T13:58:10+00:00 April 4th, 2014|Setting Limits, Toddler Sleep|

Savvymom.ca features Good Night Sleep Site's Part 1 of our Crib to Bed Transition.  Switching your little one from their crib to bed can be a scary time for mom and dad but it doesn't have to be.  Sometimes doing your homework before making the switch can help your little one transition to their new bed [...]