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Sleep Better in 2020: Here Are The Top 7 Sleep Articles of 2019

By |2019-12-30T22:01:33+00:00December 30th, 2019|Toddler Sleep|

A lot of people have posted online that they want to sleep better in 2020. I have rounded up the top 7 sleep articles of 2019 in one place for you. Help! My Baby Is Standing In The Crib And Can’t Lay Down     The Two-Year-Old Nap Strike: “Are we done [...]

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Trick or Treat: Halloween Sleep Tips for Kids of All Ages

By |2019-10-31T02:15:35+00:00October 31st, 2019|Toddler Sleep|

Halloween is coming up and for a lot of people that brings excitement. For others it means disrupted sleep for their little ones. How can you enjoy Halloween and protect your child's sleep? Here are my top tips: The littlest babies who will not be going out If you have decided not to take your [...]

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Podcast: Surviving Open Houses and Showings Without Losing Sleep

By |2019-07-26T19:45:52+00:00July 26th, 2019|Toddler Sleep|

Selling your property with children in the house can be challenging. The inconvenience of accommodating open houses and showings at all hours, and on short notice will often interfere with meals, family events and nap and bedtime. Declining a showing because of the inconvenient timing can be detrimental to the sale of your house too. [...]

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Two Year Old Bedtime Battles: Why Your Child Won’t Sleep

By |2019-04-30T01:28:28+00:00April 30th, 2019|Toddler Sleep|

Your two year old was a great sleeper! Recently he is taking more than one hour to fall asleep at night. You’ve tried earlier bedtimes and later bedtimes and nothing is making a difference. Sometimes he is happily chatting away and other nights he protests hard about going into his crib. This is normal, this [...]

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Ringing in 2019: Celebrating New Year’s Eve With Your Kids

By |2018-12-30T19:11:13+00:00December 30th, 2018|Toddler Sleep|

2019 is almost here!! For years my parents hosted New Year's Eve parties and we would get to have some of the snacks and visit before going to bed at our usual time.  It was fun and we didn't feel like we were missing out on anything - we really didn't understand what "New Year's Eve" [...]

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Boogie Rag: Skip the Kleenex the Next Time Your Little One Has A Cold

By |2018-11-29T03:31:05+00:00November 29th, 2018|Toddler Sleep|

It's that time of year - cold season! When kids are sick, all rules are off. Help them if they need it and get back on track once they are better. What do you do about the never ending cold, the runny nose, and the middle of the night callouts for kleenex? We use boogie [...]

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How much milk should my child be drinking?

By |2018-06-26T15:27:08+00:00June 25th, 2018|Toddler Sleep|

Questions about milk and dairy alternatives come up all the time with my clients. When to start, how much to offer etc. I recently had Ilona Burkot, Paediatric Registered Dietitian, meet with us to make sure that my kids were eating enough variety and getting the nutrients they needed. When I asked her "how much milk [...]

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My Toddler Climbed Out of the Crib: Time to Switch to a Big Bed?

By |2018-05-23T16:47:26+00:00November 30th, 2017|Toddler Sleep|

Your toddler climbed out of the crib on her own – so now what? Do you have to move to a toddler bed right away? Ditch the crib? Not necessarily! A few months ago, I woke up to a text with this video shared below. Jordan Monsanto, the fast responding mama seen in the video, [...]

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How Do I Know if My Child Is Done Napping?

By |2018-09-19T13:47:40+00:00September 1st, 2017|Toddler Sleep|

We often see children skipping naps around two years old. Some families stop offering them at that point, but I say keep going! They might skip naps for one or two weeks, and in some cases a little longer, but they will start to nap again. Around three or four years old, the skipped naps [...]

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Quiet Time Box: What Is It and How to Make Your Own

By |2018-05-23T16:47:28+00:00July 1st, 2017|Toddler Sleep|

I was speaking to a client earlier this week about her 3.5 year old. He has been skipping naps for a few weeks. She continues to put him down for his regular naptime, but he rolls around, sings and calls for her. The two days before she contacted me, he started  making a lot of [...]

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