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8 Sleep Training Myths Debunked

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

Snoring is often associated with adults, but it’s not uncommon for children to snore as well. While occasional snoring in children may be harmless, persistent snoring may be a cause for concern. Understanding the causes, risks, and potential solutions for snoring in children is helpful when determining our level of concern around a child’s snoring. […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, The Science of Sleep

April 26, 2024

Snoring In Children – Is It Normal?

little girl snoring

Did you know that night waking is one of the most common sleep problems experienced by infants and children? Night waking along with problems at bedtime are the top two reasons little ones, and thus their parents, experience poor sleep. Today we’re going to look at why little ones wake up at night, and how […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, The Science of Sleep

September 19, 2023

How Night Waking Leads To Poor Sleep

We watch TV before bed or scroll on our phones. We’re all guilty of this. The end of the day often seems like the only time of day we have a few minutes to ourselves to zone out and relax. It’s no secret that screens can impact our sleep as adults. We’ve all been in […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, The Science of Sleep

August 1, 2023

How Screens Impact Children’s Sleep

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

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?

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?