As parents, it is our job to make sure our kids are eating healthy and growing, but between busy schedules, exhaustion and our picky eaters that can be so tough! We were lucky to have Jess Sherman, RHN be a guest speaker for our Facebook group to offer us healthy eating tips for families! We ... Read More about Healthy Eating Tips for Families
If it's March Break for your children, they may be super excited to spend some time out of school. The best way to burn off that excitement is to play outside where they can enjoy the fresh air and sunshine. If you are like us, you may live in a climate where spending large amounts of time outside ... Read More about Fun Activities to Keep Kids Busy When You Are Stuck Indoors
Daylight Savings is just around the corner!! 2am (EST) on Sunday, March 8th! (For most of us in Canada that is) Have you thought about it? Are you worried about what may happen with your baby's sleep? We've got some strategies and tips for adjusting sleep during Daylight Savings Time. Of the two ... Read More about Spring Daylight Savings Time: Tips for Adjusting Sleep
Do you have a child obsessed with YOUR smartphone? It really is a modern parenting dilemma these days. Sometimes letting your child play with your cell phone can be helpful- you can keep your child occupied when waiting at the doctor's office or even while giving them medications, or capture that ... Read More about Is Your Child Phone Obsessed?
If you have a newborn infant less than 4 months old and are frustrated or confused about your baby's sleep, we've got some tips to help your infant sleep. To get you started on the path to good sleep, we will discuss wake windows, how any sleep is better than no sleep and how you may or may not be ... Read More about Tips To Help Your Infant Sleep
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