The Benefits of Bedtime Books

By | 2019-09-11T20:30:54+00:00 September 11th, 2019|Lifestyle|

The Benefits of Bedtime Books As you may know, I love a good bedtime routine.  In our family, bedtime books are an important part of our bedtime routine. I've been reading to my kids since day one.  I've always included it as part of our naptime and bedtime routine.  I started this routine simply because [...]

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Sleep Tips for Working Parents

By | 2019-04-30T17:50:12+00:00 April 30th, 2019|Lifestyle|

I talk to parents daily who struggle with finding the balance of work, time with their kids and honoring the sleep their child needs.  The struggle is real! The reality of both caregivers working, can mean later bedtimes than desired, and daycare can mean fewer or less restorative naps than desired. This makes it tougher [...]

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6 Tips to Enjoy the Holidays AND Avoid an Overtired Child

By | 2018-11-30T19:05:58+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Lifestyle|

The holiday season is full of fun and family. It is a time for memories to be made and to celebrate the holidays with the ones you love. Though, holidays and sleep do not always mix well. Are you ready? Here we go: throw in a little bit of travel, some late nights, a pinch [...]

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Essential Oils: A Soothing Addition to Healthy Sleep

By | 2018-07-20T02:33:29+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Lifestyle|

Essential Oils: A Soothing Addition to Healthy Sleep Healthy sleep is vital for a healthy child and family.  Like many families our family struggled with our children’s sleep. We worked, did our research and implemented a great plan to help our second child sleep well.  He was sleeping through the night, but we still had [...]

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Sleep Solutions When Visiting Family

By | 2018-06-02T18:46:24+00:00 November 25th, 2017|Lifestyle|

  Are you visiting family in the near future? Visiting family and honoring your child’s sleep can be challenging. Inevitably your child’s sleep environment will change, their schedule might get interrupted, and frankly, sleeping your whole family at someone else’s home can be awkward. The last thing that we need when we stay with family [...]

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5 Healthy and Easy Meals for Busy Evenings

By | 2018-06-02T18:44:23+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Lifestyle|

"Mamma, so much is on our plates and sometimes with our busy schedules it is hard to fit everything in.  Making an elaborate, healthy dinner can be quite a chore sometimes. It is even harder when we are rushing home from work or helping our little ones with homework after school all the while trying to [...]

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Moving and Your Child’s Sleep

By | 2018-06-02T18:45:23+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Lifestyle|

Moving.  No one likes moving.  If you are thinking about moving or already have a move scheduled you are probably also thinking about the massive change that is for your kids.  In such a change, we as parents want to do as much as we can not to tip the scale too much for our [...]

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Your Child’s Sleep and the Family Vacation

By | 2018-06-02T18:45:50+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Lifestyle|

I am so excited to announce that I am now a monthly contributor for Orlando Mom's Blog,  an online and offline community "of women raising kids in the Central Florida area."  They are part of the national City Mom's Blog Network.  If you haven't discovered them yet, you might enjoy checking them out! Since it [...]

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Sleeping Well When Away From Home

By | 2018-06-05T18:57:44+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Lifestyle|

  You may be looking forward to the holiday season or perhaps even a vacation.  If the little ones are coming along with you, you may also be thinking about how to make sure that sleep well when you are away from home.  There are a few things that you can do to help: Getting [...]

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