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.
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.
Sleep is so important for the health and well-being of the whole family. When we don’t get enough sleep we feel tired, but sleep deprivation has a much greater impact on our bodies. Click here for 5 reasons why healthy sleep is important for the whole family.
The “How-To” for 5 different sleep training methods
Many people hate the term “sleep training” and I have to admit, I do too. Even though it has a negative connotation, we are actually teaching our children how to fall asleep unassisted and maintain healthy sleep habits. Why is that a bad thing? Baby and toddler sleep training can involve changing a routine, or changing expectations around sleep. There are many ways […]