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8 Sleep Training Myths Debunked

Sleep Tips And Evidence-Based Sleep Information From A Family Nurse Practitioner

Today we’re looking at the power of sleep and how sleep impacts a child’s growth and development. Beyond providing rest and rejuvenation, sleep plays a crucial role in a child’s growth and development. We’re going to explore the impact of sleep on various aspects of a child’s growth, including physical, cognitive, and emotional development. Understanding […]

The Science of Sleep

July 11, 2023

The Power of Sleep

Potty training is a hugely exciting time for parents. Finally, time to get rid of diapers! While you’re excited, you may also be nervous about the potty training process. You may wonder how to start, how to do it, and how long it might take. For most kiddos, daytime bladder control happens first and then, […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, The Science of Sleep

June 27, 2023

Nighttime Potty Training: 6 Tips For Success 

child potty training

For children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), sleep challenges are common. Establishing healthy sleep habits is crucial for all children, but especially for children with ADHD and autism. Today I’m sharing 7 sleep tips for children with autism.  7 Sleep Tips for Children with Autism 1. A Consistent Bedtime Routine  Creating a consistent bedtime routine […]

Healthy Sleep Habits

June 20, 2023

7 Sleep Tips For Children With Autism

Infants nap anywhere from 3-4 times per day. As they grow and approach ages 3-5, they stop napping all together. This transition occurs because as children grow and develop, their sleep needs change, including their nap requirements. Knowing when to drop a nap can be confusing for parents. Today we’re tackling knowing when your little […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, Sleep Training

June 13, 2023

Navigating Nap Transitions: When Should I Drop a Nap?

Sleep training is one of the most controversial topics in early parenting. This topic sparks debate amongst both parents and pediatric professionals alike. Many parents wonder whether sleep training may harm a child’s emotional well-being or affect the parent-child bond.  However, it is important to explore the scientific evidence and debunk common myths which is […]

Sleep Training, The Science of Sleep

June 6, 2023

Debunking Myths: Does Sleep Training Harm My Child?

Sleep plays a huge and important role in the growth and development of young children. Understanding sleep regulation in infants and young children helps us provide the necessary support to establish healthy sleep habits. There are three important factors involved in the regulation of sleep in children: Circadian Rhythms  One of the key factors influencing […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, The Science of Sleep

May 30, 2023

How Is Sleep Regulated In Young Children?

You want to take a vacation but then you may feel some dread around how this may affect your little one’s sleep. If so, you’re not alone. I’m sharing travel and sleep tips for infants and children today which will hopefully help you worry less and relax more on vacation! Vacations with kids can be wonderful […]

Healthy Sleep Habits

May 23, 2023

Travel: Sleep Tips For Infants and Children

Child packing suitcase; travel sleep tips for infants and children

Many parents want to know – why does my baby or toddler wake up so frequently at night? This isn’t an easy question to answer. There are many possible reasons why your baby will wake up at night. It can be a bit of a puzzle but hopefully after today’s post you’ll have a better […]

Sleep Training, The Science of Sleep

May 16, 2023

Why Does My Baby Wake Up At Night?

why does my baby wake up at night?