Why I have no shame about my kids’ early bedtime

Why I have no shame about my kids’ 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 […]

Posted: 10 November 2016

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How to keep the most dreaded day of the year from ruining your family’s amazing sleep!

Daylight Savings Time – is this really still a thing? Why (why?!) have we not figured out a way to banish this wretched practice? Daylight Savings Time, also known as “DST” or “The Most Hated Day of The Year For All Parents With Young Children,” goes into effect on Sunday, November 6th – this is […]

Posted: 1 November 2016

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Hauntingly easy hacks for a Happy Halloween bedtime!

Like many fun and sugar-filled “holidays”, Halloween can wreak havoc on your little one’s bedtime, and throw them for a bit of a loop for days to follow. Try these top tips to ensure sugar and late nights don’t spoil your kiddo’s spooky day! Plan ahead for trick or treating – There’s no need to […]

Posted: 26 October 2016

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8 baby sleep myths, busted!

Are you about to lose it on the next person who tells you the reason your baby doesn’t sleep well is because you haven’t gotten him accustomed to taking naps with a marching band parading through his bedroom? Or that all you have to do is give him a bottle of “pablum” at bedtime and […]

Posted: 14 October 2016

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24 hours to improving baby’s sleep

It’s never too late! It’s been 6 months. Or 12. Or maybe even 48 long, sleepless months. But somewhere along the way, you gave up and decided your child is one who simply “does not like to sleep.” If you’ll pardon the cliché, mama, it is never too late. And, while some babies’ sleep challenges […]

Posted: 3 October 2016

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The top 5 mobile apps for babies

It’s 2016. So, no matter the question, the answer that always (always!) applies is: “There’s an app for that.” Baby sleep is no exception! From soothing sounds to tracking baby’s snoozing habits, there are tons of apps available to help you navigate sleep in these first few years of parenthood. Here are WeeSleep’s fave five! […]

Posted: 14 September 2016

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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 […]

Posted: 2 September 2016

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7 sleep myths that will cause you more fatigue, not less

Myths about sleep, about fatigue, and about the dangers of exhaustion are everywhere; they are rarely true, and sometimes even humourous. But, sleep is serious stuff – taken lightly, sleep deprivation can have hugely damaging effects on mental and physical health, and on family life and individual happiness. Here are seven top sleep myths, and […]

Posted: 15 August 2016

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Four signs that now is the right time for sleep coaching

Sleep coaching (or sleep training, as it is often referred within the mommyhood) is at once the most popular and most dreaded topic of discussion among parents. Should I sleep coach my baby? When should I sleep coach my baby? How should I sleep coach my baby? What did I eat for breakfast today?? (I […]

Posted: 1 July 2016

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5 common misconceptions about children’s sleep

I’ll say it: What we believe to be true about babies’ and toddlers’ sleep, and the real deal about children’s rest, are often very (very!) different! From your mother-in-law’s advice about how she managed sleep 40 years ago to the overwhelming mass of information available online, we are bombarded with (often contradictory) information about kids’ […]

Posted: 16 May 2016

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The number one reason March 13 will be the most wonderful day of the year!

Spoiler alert: It has to do with Daylight Savings Time! It’s finally here! The day every parent-of-an-incredibly-early-rising-baby-or-toddler dreams of! Daylight Savings Time begins on March 13, 2016! If you’re wondering why that bleary eyed mom sitting in the cubicle next to you is throwing a mini-dance party, or the dad in the carpool lane beside […]

Posted: 8 March 2016

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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 […]

Posted: 1 February 2016

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15 Things your Boss Wishes you knew about Healthy Sleep

Sleep makes you more alert. Your boss is tired of complaints about you dropping things, forgetting meetings, and mowing colleagues over in the hallway as you do the sleep-deprived zombie-walk to the water cooler. Lack of sleep impairs attention, alertness and concentration.   Sleep makes you smarter. Sleep plays an important role in thinking, learning, […]

Posted: 20 December 2015

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The Biggest Sleep Issues during the Holidays… And, How to Fix Them!

The holidays are here! That means lots of visits to and from friends and family, parties galore, sugary goodies, late nights and…. very tired babies and toddlers!   Often, we get so caught up in the whirlwind of the holiday season that we take our little ones’ sleep for granted. More than almost any other […]

Posted: 15 December 2015

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Camping and Kids Sleep

A couple of my fabulous WeeSleep consultants went on a little camping expedition. I had to share what advice they had for family camping trips and how to keep sleep and routines on track while in the wild wilderness! Some said we are nuts. Some asked “won’t your children go off track with a interruption of […]

Posted: 8 July 2015

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