Toddler Sleep

How Much Sleep Does Your Child Need, and When?

  The Canadian Paediatrics Society recommends the following amount of sleep in a 24-hour period.  Keep in mind that this is just an average and some children need more, and some need less.  From Newborn to about 4 or 5 months old, sleep is very disorganized and your child will sleep when they’re tired, rather than on a consistent schedule on the clock.  It’s important that baby is napped very frequently, with only […]

In the Know: Jenn Kelner Talks about Healthy Sleep Habits for Children

Watch the Rogers TV segment here
By |October 12th, 2015|Advice & Resources, Baby Sleep, Child Sleep Consultant, Press, Sleep and Travel, Sleep Tips, Toddler Sleep|Comments Off on In the Know: Jenn Kelner Talks about Healthy Sleep Habits for Children

Lovey Love – Encouraging a Healthy Sleep Transition Object

A lovey is a blankie, doll or stuffed toy that a child attaches to for security.  It becomes their beloved companion, as they act as an extension of  Mommy and Daddy when they can’t be right there next to them. They are especially great during the night to help foster healthy sleep. Click here for 3 easy tricks to help your child bond to a lovey.
By |July 22nd, 2015|Advice & Resources, Baby Sleep, Sleep and Travel, Sleep Tips, Toddler Sleep|Comments Off on Lovey Love – Encouraging a Healthy Sleep Transition Object

3 Reasons Why You Might Not Want to Miss Your Child’s Daytime Naps

It’s unrealistic to stay home for every nap, every day.  There’s that playdate or the Mommy and Baby class, a doctor’s appointment or you’re celebrating a family birthday.  It’s not the worst thing if your child has to miss a nap, but if you do it frequently your child will become very overtired and start to show signs of sleep deprivation.  Click here for 3 reasons you shouldn’t miss your child’s naps.
By |July 22nd, 2015|Advice & Resources, Baby Sleep, Sleep and Travel, Sleep Tips, Toddler Sleep|Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why You Might Not Want to Miss Your Child’s Daytime Naps

5 Sleep Techniques to Reduce Your Childs Curtain Calls

Does your child continuously get out of bed after the lights are out and ask for another hug, a drink of water or say “I forgot to tell you something”? Click here for 5 techniques to reduce your child’s bedtime requests or “curtain calls”.
By |July 22nd, 2015|Advice & Resources, Parenting, Sleep Tips, Toddler Sleep|Comments Off on 5 Sleep Techniques to Reduce Your Childs Curtain Calls