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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

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

You would like to talk to your child’s pediatrician about sleep, but every visit you have with the doctor or provider seems so full, rushed and busy already. Does that sound familiar? If so, I’m going to provide several suggestions for you on how to best talk to your child’s provider about sleep. Let’s jump […]

Healthy Sleep Habits, Safe Sleep

July 18, 2023

A Guide to Communicating with Your Pediatrician About 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

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

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?