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Time Change SLEEP Tips for your Toddler, Preschooler, or Big Kid

Sleep tips to help your toddler, preschooler or big kid adjust to the end of Daylight Saving time change Child Sleep and the Fall Back Time Change The leaves are turning colors, the air is brisk and the end to Daylight Savings, or the Fall Back Time Change, is right around the corner. The time change might have you dreaming about that extra hour of sleep! Unfortunately, many parents dread the time change and often wonder if the time change will affect their child’s sleep. Many parents worry the end to Daylight Savings will lead to early morning wakings, a tired, cranky child and an unhappy family. Fear not! I have SLEEP tips to help you adjust your child’s sleep to the time change. Don’t forget, the time change will occur Sunday, November 6th, 2022 at 2:00 am.  How to adjust your child’s sleep for the Daylight Saving Time Change Fall 2022:  SLEEP Tips Spend time outdoors. Natural light helps our bodies adjust our internal clocks. Playing outside not only exposes a child to natural light which will help adjust their internal clocks it promotes physical activity which can be tiring! Lighting. Keep your child’s room nice and dark for …

Daylight Saving Sleep for Baby: Young Baby Looking Up While Playing in Yellow Leaves

Daylight Saving Sleep Tips for your Baby: Fall Back Time Change

What the end of Daylight Saving time 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. With the time change right around the corner, you may have questions about how the time change will affect your baby’s sleep and how you can help your baby sleep during this transition. Fear not! I am here to answer all your time change sleep questions. So grab that pumpkin spice latte, a cozy blanket and let’s get to it because the end of Daylight Saving is Sunday, November 6th, 2022 at 2:00 am.  How will the Daylight Saving time change affect my baby’s sleep? It can take our body’s natural circadian rhythms a few days to adjust to a time change. This can mean a tired baby….and a tired parent! Shifting the times on the clock means our bodies will now have to adjust our schedule, too. You may be afraid that this time change may cause early morning wakings or even later bedtimes. Thankfully, a bit of preplanning can go a long way with helping your …

Day Light Savings Sleep Clock

Spring Forward – Sleep Adjustments for the Daylight Savings Time Change

Spring is in the air! More sunshine and longer days are in the near future as we “Spring Forward” with the beginning of Daylight savings time starting on Sunday, March 13, 2022. If you have little ones that are not sleeping well, you may be worried that the time change may make those long spring and summer days may feel even longer due to sleep disruption. Good news, this “Spring Forward” time change is less likely to wreak havoc on your child’s sleep. In fact, if you have an earlier riser it may actually feel like they are sleeping in a bit!! Score! Helping your child adjust to this springtime Daylight Savings time change may actually depend on type of sleeper your child is; adaptable sleeper or a sensitive sleeper. Adaptable Sleeper If you have an adaptable sleeper, a “do nothing” approach might be best! Simply “spring forward” with the entire schedule. If your child is well-rested, set your clocks ahead and enjoy the extra sleep. And that is it!  Your child will simply wake up and hour later and you will adjust their schedule according to the new times on the clock. Don’t forget to adjust their toddler alarm …

Time Change Baby Sleep Tips

Spring Forward Time Change Sleep Tips

On Sunday, March 13th, 2022 at 2am we “Spring Forward” with the Spring time change to welcome the beginning of Daylight Savings Time. Brighter mornings and longer days are in our near the future! Still many parents fear this the time change as it may also bring early wakings which lead to cranky, sleep-deprived children.