Transitioning to No Naps

Naps dictate much of the first three to four years of our children’s lives.  Good nap days, off nap days, short naps, long naps, no naps, wishing to nap – the word “nap” is likely in our daily vocabulary for many years.  Depending on the day, we know those naps affect – positively and negatively… Continue reading Transitioning to No Naps

Daylight Savings in Europe 2018

Being international is incredible!  It reminds you how small the world truly is. Europe will experience the start of Daylight Savings on Sunday, March 25th at 1:00am where you will turn the clocks forward by one hour.  No matter when you experience daylight savings, if you’re a parent, you know its something to prepare for.… Continue reading Daylight Savings in Europe 2018

Sleep, Parenting & The Holidays

The parenting journey seems very unique in this day of age. There’s been no other time in life where information is readily available at your fingertips. What a blessing and a curse. Along with our own journey navigating our gut feelings with social media, internet researches, and more – you always have family and friends… Continue reading Sleep, Parenting & The Holidays

Bedtime & Books; The perfect ending to a great day

Recently I was asked about my thoughts regarding reading to a child before bedtime. The concern was that reading would stimulate the mind too much and lead to poor or delayed sleep. The concern came about through an article on the internet. This isn’t that surprising considering all the contradicting information out there; about sleep… Continue reading Bedtime & Books; The perfect ending to a great day

Gear Up for School with Great Sleep

As July comes to a close we know what is on the horizon…school. As children are choosing their new sparkly backpack and wondering which friends will be in their class, don’t forget how important it is to consider re-vamping sleep routines and getting those kiddos back on schedule! The importance of this cannot be understated… Continue reading Gear Up for School with Great Sleep

Spring Ahead: Sleep Tips for Daylight Savings

Daylight Savings begins March 13th, 2016.  Time to adjust your clocks one hour ahead.  Many people dread losing an hour of sleep, but for your children it can be a positive experience. This is the one day a year your child will sleep in – enjoy it! If is you survived “falling back” then “springing forward”… Continue reading Spring Ahead: Sleep Tips for Daylight Savings