Daylight Savings + Baby Sleep


Ahhh…the sweet sound of calm and quiet in the morning. Your wee one is finally on a solid schedule – rising about the same time every day – and sleeping strong! What could possibly wreak havoc on this rock-solid routine? Well other than teething and sickness (which we obviously cannot predict!) there’s the pesky problem...

No Shame for An Early Bedtime


“When does your four-year-old go to bed?” This question recently popped up in my newsfeed from a mom belonging to a mutual Facebook group. A simple question, you’d think; but, instead, it incited a barrage of opinions and shaming between parents about the apparently-controversial “early bedtime.” While some moms responded that their pre-schoolers go to...

Back to School, Back to Schedule


Top tips for getting healthy sleep back on track this September!  September is here! You’ve purchased the backpack, the school supplies, and the autumn wardrobe, and you’ve painstakingly navigated Pinterest for hundreds of great lunch plans and snack ideas. But, have you sorted out sleep? Weeks full of late-night barbeques and marshmallow roasts may mean your...

Five steps to making your toddler a bedtime rockstar!


From bedtime battles to easy evenings: Five steps to making your toddler a bedtime rockstar! Resistance to bedtime is common for toddlers, especially between the ages of 3-4, when they are often going through big developmental changes, and learning how to exert independence and opinions.  Believe it or not, it IS entirely possible to make...

4-Month Sleep Regression – Is it a thing?


Many moms think they have sleep mastered and then BOOM, the 4-month mark hits and suddenly things go sideways! Naps start getting shorter, falling asleep becomes harder, and more frequent night wakes start happening…Your whole schedule and “plan” has gone off track! What is going on? It’s what industry experts and parents call the 4-month sleep...

The secret to raising kids who like bedtime


At any other time of day, notions like reading, cuddling with a favourite stuffy, and snuggling with mom and dad, are likely high on your child’s list of Top 10 Most Fantastic Things to Do. But, attach any of these ideas to the dreaded “B” word, and you’ve just entered a whole other realm...

Nine signs you need help with sleep


Is your baby up all day? All night? Is “napping” a word that left your vocabulary ages ago, and is “sleeping through the night” just a phrase you think someone made up to drive new parents crazy? Here are nine signs you need help with your little one’s sleep! Your definition of “sleeping in” is...

What NOT to do when your baby isn’t sleeping


Sleep, for many parents, is a four-letter word. At around the age of four months, many babies stop falling blissfully asleep anywhere-and-everywhere, and naps and nighttime sleep - while perhaps already allusive - often become even more daunting. Here are some common sleep mishaps to avoid: i.e. what NOT to do when your baby isn’t...

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