Mouth Breathing and Sleep

Mouth Breathing and Sleep

Breathing. It seems simple enough. The reality is, it’s a bit more complicated.  Did you know there’s a healthy way to breathe and an unhealthy way?  There’s a good chance that you haven’t even given “the way you breathe” much thought because,...
Sleep Like an Olympian!

Sleep Like an Olympian!

As the best athletes from around the world are in PyeongChang, South Korea for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games and soon the Paralympic Games, there are a few things they all have in common, regardless of the flag they wave. The athletes are all dedicated, passionate...
Sleepy Lambs Checks Out Fidgetbum

Sleepy Lambs Checks Out Fidgetbum

Let’s face it. There are many sleep gimmicks out there. I speak with families all the time who have spent a lot of money on products, just hoping that something “magic” will help their child sleep better.  Unfortunately, most don’t address the reason WHY...
Short Naps?

Short Naps?

It’s a common sleep challenge. The classic 40-minute nap. Why is it always 40 minutes? Sleep science. We all have sleep cycles. As adults, our sleep cycles are 90-120 minutes, but babies have much shorter sleep cycles, typically 40-60 minutes. At the end of a sleep...

Common Sense Doesn’t Always Apply

I hate to break it but science says baby sleep challenges often continue in the toddler years. It’s a common misconception that sleep challenges are confined to the baby years. If you’re the sleep-deprived parent of a baby, it’s hard to imagine it could get more...

Toddler Sleep – Answering Sleep Questions

It’s Monday, which means another week of our weekly video series, answering your sleep questions. This week we’re looking at toddler sleep. I received some GREAT questions this week, and I hope that you’ll find the info helpful if you have a toddler struggling with...