WWWWHHHHIIIINNNNNNEEEEE....Ugh! That sound....it grates on our nerves! A whining child can really turn our efforts at calm parenting on it's head. It's been a long day, perhaps a sleepless night and you're tired....and your child is asking for something with the most annoying of whiny voices that ... Read More about How to Stop Whining!
WHAT DO YOU DO if your baby is around 10 months old or so and you start to see that the afternoon nap is getting SHORTER, or they are taking a lot longer to settle in the afternoon? Once you start to see the afternoon nap suffer, this is when you will want to start to cut back the morning nap to ... Read More about Is Your 10 Month Old’s Afternoon Nap Getting Shorter?
As sleep consultants, we get a lot of questions about bedtime routines for babies and children. We know that a pre-sleep routine is SO important to signal to our children that it is time for sleep. One of our most common questions is...does a bath have to be a part of my child’s bedtime ... Read More about Does a bath have to be part of a bedtime routine?
Congratulations on baby #2! As you may have already noticed, having a second baby is not the same as having your first. Things are a little different this time around. There is less time to sit back and soak in the new baby. There is less opportunity for naps and quiet time during the day now. There ... Read More about Tips for coping with your newborn and older child- at the same time!
Whether it's a lovey-a favorite stuffy or a cherished blanket, as Sleep Consultants and as moms we encourage a little sleep friend for nap and bedtime with our own children, as well as for the families that we work with. Some children will naturally introduce a lovey to their sleep routine on their ... Read More about How to Introduce a Lovey for Bedtime Comfort
If you're like us, you've been waiting for summer to arrive for what seems like forever! We love summer and all the fun it brings, but it can be hard sometimes to think of activities to keep the children busy! So we thought we would share two of our most liked and super fun, educational summer ... Read More about Summer Science Fun
We are so excited to announce that our new podcast is now available! Last month we announced on Facebook that our new podcast would be coming soon and guess what?! Our All Things Sleep and Parenting PODCAST is now available for your listening pleasure! Check out what it's all about in our ... Read More about NEW! All Things Sleep and Parenting Podcast!
We have been helping a lot of parents with toddler sleep lately and one common thing that we are hearing is “my child used to be a fantastic sleeper and now, she is awake until 9:00 pm every night finding every excuse to not sleep! Bedtime has become a nightmare!” This right here is why toddler ... Read More about Top 7 Toddler Sleep Tips
Restful Parenting presents the All Things Sleep and Parenting Podcast!! This Podcast gives an in depth look into the life of parenting by diving deep and discussing common issues Parents confront and hopefully help to resolve questions you have along the way. --- Send in a voice message: ... Read More about All Things Sleep and Parenting (Introduction)
Figuring out how much sleep your child needs can be confusing. There are many different tables and graphs out there that show you how much sleep your child should be getting within a 24 hour period, but the fact is they can all be different! We usually say to use the recommended sleep charts as a ... Read More about 5 Signs Your Child Is Not Getting Enough Sleep