Children & Sleep is about helping parents improve their child’s sleep. Expert advice and mom tips to help you cope with and handle common sleep problems in young children. 

703, 2017

How To Smoothly Transition Your Child To Daylight Saving Time, Spring Forward!

By | March 7th, 2017|Category: Bedtime, Blinds, Daylight saving time, Melatonin, Sleep consultant, Sleep routine, Time change|Tags: , , , , , , |4 Comments

To mention the time change to a sleep deprived parent is like waving a red flag in front of a bull. It’s a touchy subject however as a Certified Gentle Sleep Coach and owner of [...]

2302, 2017

Help Baby Take Better Naps at Daycare

By | February 23rd, 2017|Category: Daycare, Naps, Sleep routine, White noise|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

While you were on maternity leave, you probably got your child into a nap routine and schedule. Transitioning to daycare can be hard due to the new caretakers, new environment and schedule changes. Your baby [...]

1502, 2017

Help Your Child Go to Sleep and Stay in Bed

By | February 15th, 2017|Category: Bedtime battles, Bedtime fears, Early morning waking, Help, Night wakings, Sleep aids, Sleep coaching, Sleep consultant, Sleep routine, Toddler clocks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Have you ever noticed how young children become extremely creative at bedtime? All of a sudden they have a zillion questions about life or how the universe works! I suppose that children have been trying [...]

702, 2017

Shattering the Top 5 Most Common Sleep Myths

By | February 7th, 2017|Category: Myths, Overtiredness, Sleep problems|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Shattering the Top 5 Most Common Sleep Myths

Every parent wants a well-rested child. Children that get a good night’s rest are happier, healthier, more alert, and more able to handle the little ups and downs of life. There are some fairly consistent [...]

3001, 2017

Better Sleep for Your Child with Autism with the Help of Visual Aids

By | January 30th, 2017|Category: Autism, Nightlight, Sleep aids, Sleep routine|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Autism Spectrum Disorder and lack of sleep oftentimes go hand in hand. Recent reports suggest up to 80% of autistic children are impacted by sleep deprivation and other sleep related issues. These disturbances are not [...]

2301, 2017

Blue Light at Night: Why It Is Keeping Your Child Up

By | January 23rd, 2017|Category: Blue light, Circadian clock, Melatonin, Nightlight, Sleep problems|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Light at Night: Why It Is Keeping Your Child Up

It’s already eight in the evening. You gave your 4-year-old daughter a bath, read her favorite story book, kissed her good night, and turned on her nightlight. At nine, you hear her little footsteps upstairs. [...]