Everyone benefits from a good night's sleep. Children also need to learn how to unwind at the end of the day with an uninterrupted period of restorative sleep. For some children, this comes easily. For others, it may mean a night of counting sheep and difficult morning rises. Break the poor sleep cycle with these 7 tips for better sleep for your child.
Tip #1 - Develop a Bedtime... Read More
How many sleepless nights have you had all in the name of keeping your children close? Many parents just don't have the energy to fight with their little ones when they come crawling into bed in the middle of the night. Unfortunately, it becomes a pattern in time, and old habits die hard. If having your child sleep in his bed through the night sounds like a dream come true, here are some things you can do to make it a reality. Decorate... Read More
Letting your kids sleep in your bed - aka co-sleeping - is a hot-button topic, regardless of the child's age. Nursing moms might find that sleeping with the baby makes nighttime feedings easier, allows more bonding time and promotes sounder sleep. Those who do not co-sleep with their newborns may not do so for fear of hurting the child, hurting the relationship with their partners, or they may feel it "spoils" the child. Either way,... Read More
Taking a vacation with little ones can seem like anything but when kids are pulled out of a familiar environment and familiar rituals. But with a little planning and flexibility, you and your family can have a good time and keep everyone happy and well-rested. The first thing to consider when contemplating a getaway is if your family is ready. Consider your child's temperament, age and your own state of mind. A child who only sleeps... Read More