With the holiday season upon us, many parents are wondering how to fit their holiday travel plans around their child’s sleep schedule. Here are 6 tips to help your children sleep well while travelling this holiday season.1. Establish healthy sleep habits before you leave A well-rested child will adapt to changes in their routine and schedule better than an overtired child, so make sure they are caught up on sleep before […]
With Canadian Thanksgiving this weekend, many parents are asking me how they should plan their little one’s sleep around family festivities. Some parents like to go with the flow, but there are some effective things you can do to help your kids get through the holiday weekend with little fuss. Follow these 5 simple sleep tips to help your children stay well rested so you can all enjoy some holiday fun.
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 […]
Many parents are quick to transition their toddlers from crib to bed the minute their little one either attempts to or succeeds in climbing out of the crib. But be warned that once your toddler is in a bed, there could be many more challenges. Not only does a toddler bed mean more freedom but it also could mean many more bedtime battles. If you don’t think either you or […]
My family and I just returned home from a week-long vacation in Mexico. The weather was beautiful and the food was delicious, but it was pretty exhausting with 3 toddlers! Knowing how important getting enough sleep is to ensure everyone is in a good mood, I was pretty obsessed with making sure my children’s sleep wasn’t being neglected. Plus, every minute of sleep they lost was accumulating to their sleep debt, […]