When your child really is ready to transition out of a crib, try to make it as smooth as possible with these steps:

Parents having flashbacks to scenes from the Exorcist should consider a sleep disturbance kids may suffer from known as night terrors.

I know, I know, the title of this blog is ridiculous. It’s like a bunch of oxymorons all rolled into one hilarious, nonsensical line. But, it’s true – this sleep consultant, her husband, and her four-and-a-half-year-old, princess-loving, Minnie-mouse-adoring daughter, recently took Walt Disney World by storm. Here’s the tale of how we did it, while keeping sleep on track (for the most part!), and my top tips for doing Disney right, without sending your kiddo whirling into sleep debt.

A sleep consultant and a four-year-old take on Disney World

Let’s talk about the basics of your child’s room environment, and find a balance between a room that is WAY to distracting for proper sleep, and one that is still fun and inviting for your little one. To do this, I’ve teamed up with Nevine from MiniSeeds.com - an amazing company devoted to creative interiors for kids - to get expert advice on colour, layout, and fun in your child’s sleep space!

Mini Seeds is the online decorating and room styling resource for kids & families interiors. With a planning you can see how your space will look like.

That’s right - more people move to new homes between May and September than any other period of the year; this means that, for me, the summer months are filled with questions from clients about how the big move might affect their child’s sleep.  Moving to a new home absolutely does not (and should not!) mean a disruption to your child’s sleep. Here’s how to keep sleep on track when putting down new roots.

When you become a landlord, stress levels can get very high. Cut your stress by finding ways to reduce or eliminate the many problems that go with renting.

Without warning, something has changed with your infant's sleep. Those blissful two-hour naps started looking a lot more like 45-minutes, and those one-or-two night wakes turned into four-or-five.     What happened?!     It is very likely that your baby has entered the (insert dark-and-stormy music here) … four-month sleep regression. So, what does that really mean, and what is the best way to manage it?

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The end of summer generally comes with mixed emotions – some kids are bummed to see the sunny days of school vacation come to an end, while others can’t wait to get back to the playground to see their friends! Whatever the scenario, one thing is certain – back to school means back to routines, and – if you’ve gotten a bit off-track over the summer – back to proper sleep schedules!     Here are five tips to help get sleep back on track this September!

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Oh, the dreaded Fall Back – the change in Daylight Savings Time that occurs each autumn that has parents of already-early wakers wanting to run for the hills. Good news! There ARE ways to manage Daylight Savings Time that will result in much less stress for your family. Here are some options, depending on your child’s current sleep patterns and how well he adapts to changes in his scheduling:

When you manage it well, anything becomes achievable. Thus, learn to eliminate time wastage in these ways.

Anyone who knows me at all knows of my total adoration for sleep bags.   When my own daughter was still in a crib (she’s in a big-kid bed now – eek!), I had tried so many different varieties of sleep bags; we had every style and colour under the rainbow! As a baby sleep consultant, I still get asked often about the top baby sleep accessories on the market; a glorious little bag by KyteBABY has recently come in at the top of my list!

Anyone who knows me at all knows of my total adoration for sleep bags. When my own daughter was still in a crib (she’s in a big-kid bed now – eek!), I had tried so many different varieties of sleep bags; we had every style and colour under the rainbow! As a baby sleep consultant, I still get asked often about the top baby sleep accessories on the market; a glorious little bag by KyteBABY has recently come in at the top of my list!

Though Spring is technically just a couple of weeks away, winter seems to be hanging in there, with many blustery days and chilly nights (especially in climates like mine, in Ottawa!). So, imagine how thrilled I was to find out that one of my favourite cozy baby sleep products – the Gro-suit – is finally available in Canada!

The official Gro Store has a fantastic range of Sleep helpers.

Whether your child is already a champion sleeper, or has sleep difficulties, the daycare transition can play a role in your child’s sleep patterns and habits. Here is my advice on what to find out before you choose a daycare provider, and how to manage sleep changes, to keep your little one’s healthy Zs on track!

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The tough news is, early wakes – particularly those caused by developmental milestones – can often take around four (or sometimes more!) weeks or more to sort themselves out. The good news, though, is there are certainly ways to combat early wakes and get your child sleeping past the crack of dawn!

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