Archive for 'Sleep'
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Helping children overcome their fear of the dark. Fear of the Dark Does your child dread going to bed because of a fear of the dark? It’s not uncommon for children to feel this way. In [...]
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 [...]
How to tell if your child is ready to give up naptime. Outgrowing Nap-Time By the time babies are three months old, they’ve settled into a more regular sleep pattern, generally sleeping longer periods at night. [...]
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 [...]
Is your child having frequent nightmares? It may have more to do with where your child is at developmentally than anything else. Sleep researchers have discovered that children dream far more than adults. For example, studies [...]
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 [...]
That bedtime bottle may soothe your baby tonight, but the milk or juice inside it could lead to major dental problems tomorrow. Sucking is a normal, natural reflex for infants. Besides the fact that without this [...]
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