Whether you are on your first or fourth child, you have probably thought about the ideal age gap between siblings. Is there a such thing as too close or too far apart? Can you plan for the 'perfect' age gap? Although we don't consider ourselves experts on what the best age gap is between kids, ... Read More about Age Gaps: What is the ideal age gap between siblings?
Are you dealing with numerous night wakings with your 8+ month old baby? If you are struggling with numerous wakings throughout the night with your 8+ month-old then it may be time to consider fully night weaning. Although Restful Parenting's sleep coaching program is designed to be flexible and ... Read More about How to Stop Numerous Night Waking at 8 months or older
With the holidays coming up, it can be a really stressful time for parents who want to keep their kids in a good sleep routine, while still getting out to visit with friends and family! We recently had a discussion in our Facebook group about traveling, the holidays and your child's sleep! We got ... Read More about Traveling, the holidays and your child’s sleep!
Did you know that a pre-sleep nap routine is just as important as a pre-sleep bedtime routine? We often hear about such wonderful pre-bed (night) routines but often times, people do not realize that a pre-sleep nap routine is also very beneficial. It helps your child relax and decompress ... Read More about Why you need a Pre-Sleep Nap Routine for Baby
Being Canadian, we are proud of living in a country that is so culturally diverse. Canada is an accepting and welcoming country that encourages its cultural diversity and it is something we should all be proud of. We have a little bit of each country here and teaching children to be inclusive of ... Read More about Teaching Children to Be Inclusive of Different Cultures
If you have a young infant (or soon to have one) you will want to want to watch our video below with some great tips for infant tummy time with Heidi Madsen of Blossom Early Learning. Heidi not only shares some tips on when and how to do tummy time, but also why it is so important for your baby's ... Read More about Tips for Infant Tummy Time
Now that we are deep into the fall season, we know with our Canadian weather the snow will be coming sooner than we would like! Whether or not we like the snow, we need to be prepared with the knowledge of car seat safety for winter before our official winter season even begins. There are a few ... Read More about Winter Gear and Car Seat Safety
Does your child seem ready to drop their morning nap? As sleep consultants, we often get asked about how to know when a child is ready to transition from 2 naps to 1 and how to go about making the transition to drop from 2 naps to 1 smoothly, so we thought we would share some tips with you. How do ... Read More about Sleep Transitions: When and How to Drop From 2 Naps to 1
Are you using a sleep sack for your baby? Sleep sacks can be a great tool to use as part of a bedtime routine. What is a sleep sack? If you are new to the idea of a sleep sack, they are essentially a sleeping bag for your baby- but a sleeping back they can't crawl out of! Sleep sacks are akin to ... Read More about Sleep Sack 101
As sleep consultants we get asked many questions about sleep. The answers can often vary depending on the child's age, temperament and the environment, but we thought we would share a few quick tips for sleep based on some of the common questions we get asked. For older children who frequently get ... Read More about Quick Sleep Tips: Frequent Waking and Short Naps