Sleep Wisdom Wednesdays!

Do you have children sleep questions?   Join me, I can help! Sleep is one of the most talked about topics among moms!  From the moment we become pregnant, our sleep seems to be effected due to our children.  The joys!  🙂  We know that sleep is the key to a healthy and happy family…and EVERYONE in the family needs to be sleeping well, so how do we get it?  Well, did you know that many sleep issues can be avoided by practicing good sleep hygiene, sleep shaping and by laying a consistent sleep foundation?  The perfect way to get … Read More

Bedtime Routines

Bedtime Routines

“Sleep problems are one of the most common concerns of parents of young children, occurring in approximately 20% to 30% of infants and toddlers, and one of the most common behavioral issues brought to the attention of pediatricians.” (Mindell et all) The Journal of Pediatric Sleep research found that “bedtime routines resulted in significant reductions in problematic sleep behaviors for infants and toddlers” (Mindell et all).  It’s also noteworthy that maternal mood improved concurrent with positive changes in the children’s sleep. One of the pillars of productive sleep for children is having a bedtime routine.  Below are some ideas to … Read More

Holiday Travel Tips

Holiday Travel Tips

Holidays can be an exciting time of year as you gather with friends and family to share in your special holiday traditions.  For many of us, this brings on the complications of traveling with children.  Travel, any time of the year, causes disruptions with your child’s sleep.  Instead of worrying about the disruptions or canceling that much needed trip, here are a few sleep tips while on the road. 1.  Plan your travel times around sleep as much as possible.  Traveling is exciting for children, causing a lot of excitement or anxiety, which is why we want to plan travel … Read More