A New School Year has Begun, Is your Child Sleeping Well? My 2 BIGGEST Tips!

It’s official – it’s back to the books for all students in/around Omaha! Hopefully you prepared well and it was an easy and restful transition back to the classroom! 🙂 If not, no worries, I’m here to help! My 2 BIGGEST tips: 1. Early and earlier to bed. I find we have this predetermined time… Continue reading A New School Year has Begun, Is your Child Sleeping Well? My 2 BIGGEST Tips!

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

The Truth about Teething

It’s a common concern. My child isn’t sleeping because they are teething.   While I can’t imagine the pain our little ones endure when a new tooth is about to pop through, we can’t blame consistent bad sleep on teeth. The truth is, from the day your child is born until they sprout their two… Continue reading The Truth about Teething

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

Drowsy, but Awake

Drowsy, but awake. I find many parents are confused with this statement. Does this mean eyes are open?  Closed? Do I make my child drowsy? How does that happen?       Drowsy.  Drowsy is nothing you “do” to your child. You know that they are ready for sleep…they may even give you sleepy cues.… Continue reading Drowsy, but Awake

Three Months… A Schedule?

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?