March 16, 2018 www.worldsleepday.org What a wonderful day; World Sleep Day! According to www.worldsleepday.org, “World Sleep Day is an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep, including medicine, education, social aspects and driving. It is organized by the World Sleep Day… Continue reading World Sleep Day 2018
Daylight Savings is days away, but no big issue, right?! You’ve been focusing on establishing or maintaining excellent sleep up to this point to ensure this transition is easy and smooth. If not…no worries, there is still time (click here for help). To continue on this journey of easy sleep through the daylight savings time… Continue reading Four Tips to Surviving Daylight Savings Time
The majority of children make the shift from two naps to one nap between 15-21 months. This transition, however, can be one of the most difficult. You may encounter a few rough months where one nap is not enough yet two naps are impossible. Mental Preparation I find this transition for parents is the most… Continue reading 2 to 1 Nap Transition; A 3-Blog Series on Daytime Sleep
A common question I receive is “How do I venture out of the house with two small children and their napping schedules? I feel house bound!” As a mother of two small children (3 year old and 6 months old), I understand! Some days I feel the same. Yet, being a sleep consultant, I also… Continue reading Sleep, Eat, Live with Two Children
Do I believe a three month old can be on a consistent, predictable sleep schedule? No. Do I believe there may be some similarities from day to day, but nothing too forced? Yes. Sleep slowly starts to become organized in the brain, but it’s not until the four month “birthdate” in which sleep is more… Continue reading Three Months… A Schedule?
It’s that time of year again, to change the clocks. Sunday, March 11th, 2018 @ 2:00am set our clocks forward one hour. 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 wake up later, so, enjoy… Continue reading Spring Forward: Sleep Tips for Daylight Savings