Archive for 'Sleep'

How Babies Learn to Sleep

How Babies Learn to Sleep

When will you baby sleep through the night? How Babies Learn How to Sleep If there’s one thing most parents of newborns want to know, it’s when babies will sleep through the night. It’s a fair [...]

Sleep and New Parents

Sleep and New Parents

Why sleep is vital for keeping relationship strong and for parenting well. Sleep and New Parents It’s difficult for parents of young children and infants to get enough sleep. But without a good night’s sleep it’s [...]

When Do Children Outgrow Napping?

When Do Children Outgrow Napping?

Is your toddler or preschooler refusing to take a nap? It’s probably a sign that your little one no longer needs the extra sleep. Most toddlers and many preschool children have at least one nap a [...]

Getting Children to Sleep Without a Bedtime Battle

Getting Children to Sleep Without a Bedtime Battle

Those bedtime battles. Believe it or not, there are ways to tuck in a tired toddler without it turning into a power struggle. Most of us have been through those bedtime battles, when tucking in a [...]

Why Teddy Bears Help Babies Sleep

Why Teddy Bears Help Babies Sleep

Your child’s blanket or teddy bear may be the ticket to a good night rest for your child, and for yourself! Although by six months of age most babies are capable of sleeping a solid eight [...]

New Moms and Sleep

New Moms and Sleep

The number one need for mothers of newborns. New Mom’s and Sleep Having a new baby sure changes everything and everyone. That little bundle demands a lot of a mother’s attention and rightfully so.  New babies [...]

How Personality Affects Children’s Sleep

How Personality Affects Children’s Sleep

A look at how your child’s temperament affects his sleep cycle. Temperament and Sleep Many experts say that sleep is a learned behavior and that as parents part of our job is to help our children [...]

Sleep & Immune System

Sleep & Immune System

A look at how sleep can keep our children’s immune system strong. Sleep & Immune System More and more research is pointing to the fact that that sleep is a vital component in keeping disease at [...]

The Prevention of S.I.D.S. in Babies

The Prevention of S.I.D.S. in Babies

Just the words ‘Sudden Infant Death Syndrome’ evokes fear in parents. Fortunately more and more is being learned about prevention of this terrible tragedy. SIDS or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is, as the name implies, the [...]

Effective Bedtime Routines for Kids

Effective Bedtime Routines for Kids

How to get kids to go to bed without a fuss. Bedtime Routines No matter how cozy and comfy your child’s bedroom is, young children can still hate to part from mom and dad and head [...]