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How To Know if your Newborn is Tired

February 21st, 2018 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
Not sure if it’s time for bed? Here’s how to read your newborn’s sleep signs.
How To Know if your Newborn is Tired

While your newborn is a unique person and will present you with an individualized language, there are many similarities among babies. The majority of newborns signal tiredness in similar ways. So let’s talk about some common signals to give you a guideline as you begin the process of learning to read your own baby’s language. Once you get through the first few weeks or months you won’t need a list of any kind – as you will learn how to read your baby better than anyone else in the whole entire world. In the meantime, knowing what things to look out for can speed the translation process.

Help Your Baby Wake Up Happier

February 11th, 2018 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
The key to having your newborn wake up with a smile is to make sure she doesn’t stay awake too long.
Help Your Baby Wake Up Happier

How do you help your newborn to be happier, sleep better, and be more peaceful? By paying attention to how long she stays awake and making sure she isn’t up too long.

The Sleep Magic of White Noise

December 15th, 2017 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
Find out how white noise can help your baby sleep through the night.
The Sleep Magic of White Noise

If your baby just can’t sleep through the night (or more than a few hours), the solution may lie in a bit of noise. The right kind of background noise is a perfect sleep aid for most newborns. Here’s why:

Five Sleep Solutions for Tired Toddlers

September 13th, 2017 | By: Sydney Loney
Here’s what to do if your child is lying awake at night
Five Sleep Solutions for Tired Toddlers

Scary night noises, fear of the dark or a stressful day at preschool are all things that can keep a kid up at night. Parents often focus on sleep training babies and forget toddlers and pre-schoolers have sleep issues too, says Julie Freedman Smith, co-founder of Parenting Power in Calgary. The trick is to give kids the tools they need to sleep on their own, she says. “It’s never too late to teach kids how to sleep.” Here are five strategies to guarantee they get the shuteye they need.

Holiday Sleep Schedules

November 28th, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
How to fit in holiday fun without your child becoming overtired and cranky.
Holiday Sleep Schedules

Tis the season for fun and festivities. But too many late-night soirées can make for a grumpy, tired child. Here’s how to find the balance between holiday fun and sleep, so you can enjoy the season with a happy, well-rested child.