Get kids to sleep after Halloween excitement

Get kids to sleep after Halloween excitement

Even though it comes once a year Halloween presents a challenge on how to get the kids to sleep after an evening of trick-or-treating. It’s not just the sugar rush that makes sleep a challenge. It’s finally getting to wear a costume. A costume that gives kids...
Go screen free for better sleep

Go screen free for better sleep

This week is an opportunity to try a family experiment and go screen free for better sleep. It’s definitely a challenge to reduce, let alone eliminate, screen time. Yet, like all challenges, the screen free challenge reaps enormous benefits. Not just in terms of...
Create New Habits in 2019

Create New Habits in 2019

Let’s talk about how to create new habits this year. Creating new and better habits can actually simplify our lives. “Habit is a cable; we weave a thread each day, and at last we cannot break it.” Horace Mann We all have times in our lives where we intentionally...
How to sleep when the sun is shining

How to sleep when the sun is shining

In the northern hemisphere, it’s solstice. We’re experiencing our longest days of the year. The sun shining way past bedtime makes sleep a challenge. How the heck do we get some sleep during this season? A more important question is this: how do we get the kids to...
Bedtime routine essentials according to experts

Bedtime routine essentials according to experts

A consistent bedtime routine is essential for restorative sleep according to experts. What exactly does that mean? What are the essentials when it comes to a successful bedtime routine? Sleep medicine specialist and expert Dr. Robert Rosenberg of Answers for Sleep,...
Epiphany

Epiphany

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...