Get kids to sleep on Halloween

Halloween comes once a year presenting challenges of how to get the kids to sleep at the end of an exciting evening. It’s not just the sugar from trick-or-treat candy that doesn’t help get the kids to sleep on Halloween. You know what it’s like when the kids don’t...

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Kids Sleep Tips

If you’re feeling overwhelmed when it comes to getting the kids to sleep, you’re not alone. This 3 minute video can get you thinking about positive steps to take to get the kids – and yourself! – more sleep.

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How to be a better sleeper

This post is not about how to sleep better. It’s about how to be a better sleeper. There’s a difference. When you take steps to be a better sleeper, the result will be you’ll sleep better. I know, sounds like circular hamster wheel thinking. But the difference is...

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Sleeping with your pet

Should you be sleeping with your pet? Have you ever done it before? All night? Just a nap? Do you have a fond (or not-so-fond!) memory of sleeping with your pet? April 11 is National Pet Day. We love our pets and there are times inviting them into our beds is...

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How Much Sleep Do Kids Need

You know  your kids need sleep. You learned how vital it is to future wellbeing and health. You’ve witnessed how everything gets off track when your kids don’t get enough sleep. Yet so many of us ask ourselves at least once a week “How much sleep do kids need?” Why...

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Epiphany – flash – insight – discovery – aha! It didn’t take a lightning bolt aha! to tell me my kid needed a nap. It was Sunday, January 8th. She was 14 months old. She was pulling her ear, rubbing her eyes and you could not hear the bishop recite the liturgy of...

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