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 magical time, finding a balance between attending festive events and keeping your child well-rested can be overwhelming. As your child’s sleep schedule may veer off track, you might find yourselves struggling to stay on Santa’s Nice List this season. But fear not! Making your child’s sleep a priority during the holiday season doesn’t have to be overwhelming. If you’re seeking help to keep your little one well-rested during travel and this holiday season, check out these Holiday Sleep Tips and grab a copy of The Ultimate Holiday Travel and Sleep Guide. Here are some Holiday Sleep Tips to help keep your children merry and bright.

Safe Sleep Environment

Creating a Safe Sleep Environment for Your Baby

Your baby will spend a lot of time sleeping during their first year of life. At Little Sleepers, Big Dreamers my goal is to help your baby become a little sleeper, in a safe environment that is ideal for great sleep. Setting up a safe sleep environment for your baby is essential but may feel a bit overwhelming. To help, I created a safe sleep environment checklist to help your little one be a safe, little sleeper.  Pro tips: The American Academy of Pediatrics updated its Safe Sleep Environment Recommendations in 2022 to provide parents and caregivers with the most current information to help create a safe sleep environment for babies. Be sure to check out Table 3! The first year of your baby’s life is marked by rapid growth and development, and a safe sleep environment is vital to support your baby’s well-being. Allowing your baby to learn to fall asleep in a consistent and safe sleep environment can help everyone get the rest they need! Although the American Academy of Pediatrics Safe Sleep Environment recommendations were established for babies up through 1 year, it is important to create a safe environment for your little one even as they …