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3 Tips to Create a Dark Room for Sleep

I often get asked how dark a nursery or child’s bedroom needs to be for naps and overnight… I’m a big fan of a dark room for a couple of reasons: 1. When a room is more light during the day at nap time, it’s pretty distracting.  Light is naturally stimulating, so best to keep […]

The Best Way to Keep a Preschooler from Getting Out of Bed

Does your 3 or 4 year old pop out of bed as soon as you leave the room at bedtime? Has it become a game to see how many times your child can get you to walk her back to her bed? Or is she up WAY too early, expecting you to be up too? […]

How to Get Your Baby or Toddler to Sleep in 2013!

How would you like to put your little one in the crib at bedtime…and know that shortly, he or she will be able to fall asleep WITHOUT your help!?  Or what about sleeping straight through the night without needing to get up for a comfort feed or pop the pacifier back in (for the umpteenth […]

Snoring and Problem Behaviors in Children

According to a new study in Pediatrics, preschoolers with loud and persistent snoring are more likely to have depression, hyperactivity and inattention.  This is the first study of its kind for this age group, and the results make sense.  When children are sleep deprived–because of a late bedtime, early rising or nightwakings–side effects can be […]