Newborn Sleep

Newborn Sleep: What to Expect

You’ve just brought your baby home from the hospital, you get in the door and you think “ok, now what?”  If it’s your first child, you have no idea what to expect and you are basically learning as you go.  But don’t worry!  You can never spoil an infant, so this is a wonderful chance to hold, cuddle, and bond with your baby.  Respond to your child’s needs and try […]
By |February 21st, 2014|Advice & Resources, Baby Sleep, Newborn Sleep, Sleep Tips|Comments Off on Newborn Sleep: What to Expect

5 Reasons Why Healthy Sleep is Important for Your Children

Is your child getting enough sleep?  If you missed my previous post, check out this baby and toddler sleep chart for a good average of how much sleep your child should be getting based on their age.  Children need a lot more sleep than adults do, so it’s important to respect their need for sleep and make sure you are providing them with enough opportunity to get those much needed zzz’s. So how […]
By |February 3rd, 2014|Advice & Resources, Baby Sleep, Newborn Sleep, Sleep Facts|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why Healthy Sleep is Important for Your Children

5 Tips for Creating a Great Bedtime Routine

Children love routines. They love doing the same little rituals every day. My daughter’s morning routine involves waking us up at 7am (on the dot!), climbing into our bed for a cuddle, and then climbing into her little brothers’ cribs to play. Our Saturday routine in the summer involves taking our daughter to the Soccer4U program with the Aurora Youth Soccer Club, then heading off to the Aurora Farmer’s Market for some sweets. Like children […]
By |December 30th, 2013|Advice & Resources, Baby Sleep, Newborn Sleep, Sleep Tips|1 Comment

5 Common Child Sleep Myths

There is lots of information going around about child sleep, and not all of it is true. Here are 5 common child sleep myths that can be put to rest. 1. Some babies sleep straight through the night All babies wake multiple times a night, but you would never know if they can put themselves back to sleep unassisted.  We all wake very briefly between sleep cycles, but we often don’t remember […]

Everett’s Sleep Journey: Improving my 3 Month Old’s Daytime Sleep

This is another guest post written by Vidya where she talks about the sleep challenges she faces with her newborn son who was born 8 weeks prematurely.  If you missed the first post of Everett’s Sleep Journey, read it here. Everett is now 4 months old and generally, a very happy baby. He is only ever fussy if we keep him awake for too long (more than 1.5-2 hours) or when […]
By |November 11th, 2013|Advice & Resources, Baby Sleep, Client Stories, Newborn Sleep|0 Comments