Sleep Tips For Your Kids: Self-Isolation Survival Guide

This, to me, perfectly captures what it’s like social-distancing during a pandemic, with kids.  There is a lot to be grateful for.  And then someone gets kicked.   Everyone is, of course, affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantining/physically-distancing.  Most of all are those that have become sick or tragically lost their lives.  There are…

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How To Ease Your Little One Into The Spring Forward DST Change

Even though I say this change is the easier one, it can still throw things off for a few days or even a few weeks. But there are things you can do to adjust your baby or toddler to the new time as easily as possible. So what can you do to shift your child’s…

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The One Thing I Wish I’d Known About Newborn Sleep

Baby Sleeping

The truth is that they do sleep well but that wasn’t always the case. I got into this work because we struggled with my first son’s sleep when he was an infant.   Those first few months were a beautiful, exhausting blur.   I thought I had prepared in every way possible for the arrival…

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An Easy Way to Get Little Ones to Fall In Line With The Fall Back Time Change

I love this time of year.  Changing leaves, Thanksgiving, Halloween, and gaining an hour of sleep when the clocks turn back thanks to daylight saving time. That changing of the clocks is different when you have kids though, isn’t it?  As much as I wish my boys would just sleep in an extra hour, I…

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How To Make Your Sleep Training Success Last

Sleep training is tough.  You’re teaching your baby, toddler, or young child new behaviour.  On top of that, it’s during the night when you’re all exhausted.   But it’s so worth it.  If your child isn’t sleeping well, your whole family isn’t sleeping well.  Putting in those few days (or weeks) of work leads to…

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How To Make Your Bedtime Routine Work For Your Toddler

Dad reading bedtime boys

If you google “how to get your child to sleep”, at the top of the results you will read that you should have a bedtime routine for them.  This is good advice.  It’s advice I’ve given time and time again as a sleep consultant.  A pre-sleep routine is not THE answer but it is a…

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