Sleep has always been, and will likely continue to be, a bit of a mystery. From an evolutionary standpoint, it seems like something that we should have abandoned a few hundred thousand years ago. The fact that we fall into a near unconscious state for a third of our day, every day, leaving us… Continue reading The Benefits of Sleep
The end of daylight savings time is coming up this next weekend. For most of us, this signals the true start of winter as the evening sunlight begins to fade earlier and earlier each night. The good news? With our “fall back” coming up on Sunday morning at 2 a.m., we will all gain an… Continue reading Falling Back- Daylight Savings Sleep Tips
When I was expecting my first child, I probably did more reading than I did throughout my entire academic career. I was determined to know everything there was to know about having a baby, raising a child, and everything that had anything at all to do with parenting. What I wasn’t prepared for was… Continue reading Can You Breastfeed and Sleep Train?
How To Encourage Healthy Sleep Habits from Day One When I first had my daughter, I was given a single piece of advice from my mom friends; do whatever you need to do in the first three months just to keep your head above water. Sounds so desperate right? That’s because I was! I… Continue reading Newborns ! How To Encourage Healthy Sleep Habits from Day One
Early wake ups can be very frustrating for parents. Just when you think you´re going to get a full night sleep and bam! Baby starts waking up at 5am. This is a really common problem and there are a few things we can look at to help babies sleep for longer. First the "science" behind… Continue reading What can I do to get my baby to sleep in longer in the morning?