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Helping Kids Adjust to Daylight Saving Time

Helping Kids Adjust to Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time is coming up this weekend and you are not the only one to struggle with the sleep change that accompanies it. About 70% of people find that their sleep schedule is off for a while after the adjustment. This will throw another challenge into the mix if you have children who already have sleep issues.

 The re-setting of our clocks disrupts our physical rhythm, and a sleep deficit of even one hour can have a dramatic affect on sleep and wakefulness.  Here are some tips to help your little ones adjust to the new time.

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When to Change from Two Naps to One Nap

When to Change from Two Naps to One Nap

When to Change from Two Naps to One Nap

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Top 10 Benefits of Bed-Sharing

Top 10 Benefits of Bed-Sharing

Bed-sharing is a wonderful option for many families. It can help with bonding, breastfeeding, and better sleep. It’s a personal decision for each family. Bed-sharing fans mention these lovely benefits. (Always make sure you do it safely.)

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Helping Mom & Dad Sleep Better, Too!

Helping Mom & Dad Sleep Better, Too!

Everyone talks about ways of establishing better sleep habits for your children, but oftentimes as parents we neglect our own sleep. As you learn important things about children’s sleep, hopefully you come to realize that better sleep can benefit you as well.

After working so diligently and patiently on your child’s sleep problems, you may want to take some time to improve your own sleep as well.

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Is Your Child Waking Up Too Early?

Is Your Child Waking Up Too Early?

If you don’t need an alarm clock because your child is an early bird, read on for tips and reclaim some morning shut-eye!

Some children are natural early birds, but only 10% to 15% actually have a biological tendency to be early risers. Many children wake up early because of reasons other than their biological alarm, and these can be changed. How do you know where your child fits on this scale? There are specific things to look for.

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Managing Multiple Sleep Routines

Managing Multiple Sleep Routines

I remember the days of trying to coordinate my older children’s bedtime routines with the non-schedule of my new baby. I remember how hard bedtime was when the baby needed my attention, and the other two thought that bedtime meant playtime.

Coordinating sibling sleep routines can seem like a monumental task, but the key to it is planning. Simply going with the flow every night will not help anyone. The kids will be running in different directions, you’ll be stressed, and your kids will be staying up too late.

 

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