Back-to-School Sleep Routine: Tips for a Successful Transition

As summer days wind down and the back-to-school season approaches, it’s time to shift gears from late nights chasing fireflies to establishing healthy sleep routines. Reintroducing a back-to-school sleep routine can help your child adjust. Embracing the transition to earlier bedtimes can set your family up for success as the school year begins. Sleep is important at any age. After all, quality sleep is essential for children of all ages to thrive, learn, and stay alert in the classroom. As you prepare fo school shopping, don’t forget to prioritize reestablishing healthy sleep habits in your household. Here are some tips to help your family make a smooth and well-rested transition:

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Baby Sleep and Fireworks: Tips for a Restful Fourth

Parents frequently ask for ways to help their baby sleep through fireworks and even, for ways to adjust sleep so their child can see the fireworks. Here are a few tips to help you navigate baby sleep and fireworks this 4th of July. 

Summer Travel and Baby Sleep: 5 Tips and Tricks for a Restful Vacation

Traveling with a baby or young child can be an exciting and rewarding experience. But it can also present challenges when it comes to maintaining your little one’s sleep routine. When my oldest was young, we struggled with sleep! That made even short trips stressful and tiring. We don’t have family that live locally, so traveling was a must. Sometimes our sleep was so poor, I wanted to cancel the trip! I don’t want that for you! We knew we had to better understand sleep in order to help our family which is what we did! I want that for you, too! I have learned from experience that when our little ones sleep well (even when away from home), everyone is happier. Don’t let the idea of Summer travel and baby sleep make you a bit nervous! I’m here to help and share my secrets of Summer travel and baby sleep with you so your trip can actually feel like a vacation! From packing familiar items to adjusting your schedule, these tips will help you set your baby up for sleep success, no matter where you travel. Keep reading to learn how you can get your baby or child to sleep …

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How to dress your baby for sleep?

How to dress your baby for sleep, finding the ideal room temperature for comfortable and safe sleep, and how to choose the right swaddle or sleep sack so you can help your baby get the sleep they need to achieve their dreams. Knowing how to dress your baby for sleep can be a concern for parents. Dressing your baby for sleep is important for their safety and comfort. But how do you dress your baby for sleep as the temperature or seasons change?  Don’t stress. In this article we will talk about the ideal temp for baby sleep, how to dress your baby for sleep and even how to choose the right swaddle or sleep sack.  Four Tips to Help Dress your Baby for Sleep Every baby and sleep environment may be a little different. By following these tips you can feel more confident knowing how to assess your baby to see if they are dressed comfortably and know how to dress your baby for sleep success. Check the Temperature: What is the ideal temperature for sleep? We all sleep best in a sleep environment that is cool, calm and dark. The ideal room temperature for sleep is between 68-72 …

Favorite Sleep Products

Setting up your child’s sleep environment so it is ideal for sleep, set’s your child up for success. Here are some of our favorite products which you can use at home or while away to help your family get the sleep they need to achieve your dreams. Room Darkening Sound Machines Swaddles and Sleep Sacks Humidifiers Child Alarm Clocks Travel This document contains affiliate links as I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program and Blackout EZ Affiliate Program, affiliate advertising programs are designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

Baby Sleep Adjustments for the Spring Daylight Saving Time Change

What the Daylight Saving time change means for your baby, how the time change will affect your baby’s sleep and how to adjust your baby’s schedule so you can help your baby get the sleep they need to achieve their dreams. On Sunday, March 12th, 2023 at 2 am we “Spring Forward” with the Spring time change to welcome the beginning of Daylight Savings Time. Although the spring forward time change brings brighter mornings and longer days, many parents fear this time change as it may also bring early wakings leading to cranky, sleep-deprived children (and parents!).  Fear not!! The “Spring Forward” time change is actually less disruptive to your child’s sleep than the Fall Back or end of Daylight Savings time change. In fact, those of you with an earlier riser may actually feel like you are getting a bit more sleep this weekend! WIN!! How does the Daylight Saving time change affect my baby’s sleep? We essentially lose an hour of sleep with the Daylight Saving time change and it can take your child’s body’s natural circadian rhythms a few days (or even a bit longer) to adjust to a time change. When the times of the clock …

Holiday Sleep Tips to Keep Your Child on the Nice List

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house not a child was sleeping and mommy was TIRED!  While the holidays are a wonderful time of year, it may feel overwhelming to find a balance between attending all the holiday events and keeping your child on schedule and well-rested. Your child’s sleep may get off track and before you know it, you and your little one may be struggling to stay on Santa’s Nice List this season. Making your child’s sleep a priority during the Holiday season doesn’t have to feel overwhelming. If you are looking for help to keep your little one well-rested during travel and this Holiday Season, check out The Ultimate Holiday Travel and Sleep Guide. Here are some Holiday Sleep Tips to help keep your children merry and bright.