Tag Archive: sleep needs

Tips for a resistant sleeper

Got a resistant sleeper? You know the one. The one who pulls out every last bedtime stall technique and sweetly calls your name…repetitively at 3am…until you drag yourself into his room for a midnight tuck in and/or cuddle. If you hadn’t guessed, we do have a resistant sleeper and have been through more than our…

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Just breathe…September is almost over

I don’t know about you, but September has been a real…. I’ll let you fill in the blank. And judging by the chatter on the streets, I’m not alone. From school pick-up to the halls between dance classes; moms everywhere are tired, on edge, and unsure of which end is up. I’m no exception. In…

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3 simple ways to stay connected and healthy in the New Year

2012 is just around the corner and I don’t know about you but we’re still basking in the warmth of a wonderful Christmas spent with family. We would really prefer to linger in our PJs all day long, sip hot chocolate (coffee for me), and cuddle by a warm fire. But…time marches on and as…

Does Your Child Get Enough Sleep?

Sleep. Essential. Elusive. In seemingly short supply. We all crave it. We all need it. And most of us know the untoward effects of sleep deprivation on ourselves. However, do you know the long term effects of sleep deprivation on your children? Sure, we all know they can get cranky and prone to temper tantrums….

I Pay My Kids to go to Sleep

Bedtime is serious business around here. Once I’ve announced that the bedtime routine has commenced, I’m in no mood for elaborate stalling techniques or having to repeat myself 10 times before a certain Big Brother actually brushes his teeth. I guess you could call me the bedtime drill sergeant…whatever. I’m completely serious about bedtime. It’s…