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 […]
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.
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”.
I was featured in a sleep article on P&G Everyday. Read 3 of my tips here.