1. How to Prep Your Children for the End of Daylight Savings Time

    Whomever decided daylight savings time was a reasonable idea wasn’t responsible for coaxing young children towards a peaceful night of sleep. Even without a sudden time shift, bedtime can be an already long process with tooth brushing struggles, lost teddy bears, multiple trips to the potty, and fervent requests for just one more song, book or another glass of water. Here are some tips to help y…Read More

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    Six Benefits of an Early Bedtime for Your Young Child

    There is little consensus among parents about what a suitable bedtime is for children, from infancy through preschool and pre-K age. Many parents desire more time with their children after work, which is certainly understandable, but an earlier bedtime will make for a more well-rested child, which will in turn make the time you spend with your little one more enjoyable for the both of you. From ou…Read More

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    Five Reasons to Move Your Child’s Bedtime Earlier

    Every parent of young children struggles with sleep concerns in those early years. An early bedtime can be a simple solution to many of those concerns, and can even impact long-term sleep habits and your own wellbeing. Fewer wake-ups at night. If you wait until your little one is a bit overtired before you put him to bed, you run the risk of disrupting his natural sleep cycle. If he doesn’t hav…Read More

  4. Common Toddler and Preschooler Sleep Disruptions and How to Manage Them

    No toddlerhood or preschool years would be complete without a little bit of unexpected sleep concerns. From early wakeups to bedtime fears, many kids this age develop ways of getting out of bed and into yours in the middle of the night. Help them to navigate bedtime and nighttime sleep with these tips. Your Little Jack-in-the-Box You’ve arranged his stuffed animals, tucked him in, adjusted his n…Read More

  5. 7 Tips for Transitioning Your Young Child Out of the Crib

    In every young child’s life comes that dreaded moment when your toddler escapes from his crib and you must consider a new transition: moving your little one from the security of the crib to a toddler bed or a twin bed. Whether you choose a toddler rail on your existing crib, or decide to make the big leap to a twin, you’re likely worried about the toll on your child’s sleep, and your own, th…Read More

  6. How to Ease Your Toddler Out of Co-Sleeping and Reclaim Your Bed

    Sometimes, it starts with co-sleeping in infancy. Or occasionally, a bad cold or a rough night will open the door to a regular co-sleeping arrangement with your toddler. Whatever the case, if you’re ready to have your bed back to yourself, and ease your child into sleeping in hos own room, our tips may help to make the transition a bit easier on everyone. Schedule your transition wisely. Don’t…Read More

  7. Sleep Regressions: What to Expect and How to Cope

    Sleepless nights are, of course, the bane of every parent’s existence. When you finally coax your infant or toddler into a reasonable sleep schedule, or even get them sleeping through the night, the thought of a sleep regression is a terrifying one. Rest assured that sleep regressions are both normal and temporary. While they are frustrating, understanding why they occur and when they will pass …Read More