Bedtime Stress Busters for Kids
Children as young as three years old experience stress of varying degrees. Regardless of the cause of stress, it is a very real experience for kids and it quite often feels most overwhelming at bedtime. To help kids relax and hopefully guarantee a good night’s sleep try some of these tips.
Teaching Your Child the ABCs of Getting Good ZZZs
If silence is golden, sleep is paradise. Most new parents will tell you about the importance of sleep, especially if they’re not getting enough. Teaching your child to sleep, however, can be more difficult than it sounds. Getting to sleep and staying asleep can sometimes be difficult for little ones – the ABC’s of getting good ZZZs doesn’t come naturally to all of us. Below are some tips to help you and your child get a good night’s rest.
Quality Sleep Success
Regular quality sleep is important for daily functioning, health, and learning. According to the WebMD Sleep Guide, babies up to about one-year-old need around 15 hours a day of sleep. By the time they reach 12 years old that can be reduced to around 8 or 9 hours per night.
Child Sleep Tactics for Moms On the Go!
We travel often and have found that traveling with kids can be tricky and getting the kids to sleep while traveling can often lead to stress and anxiety with both the parent and the child. Don’t be caught off guard the next time that you travel. Follow these simple steps to a more relaxed (and successful) nights sleep for your child, and in turn, yourself.
Tired Moms Find Help Getting Children to Sleep
Written by Jess
How many of you have struggled with a child who struggles with sleep? My first three children did not sleep through the night until they were six months old. I have to admit that I was jealous when my friends would mention that their newborn was sleeping for 6 hour stretches every night. Once they decided to sleep through the night, they were excellent sleepers – often sleeping for 10-12 hours at a stretch and still taking naps. It was awesome!