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What is a sleep association? A sleep association is an external source that takes you or your child from an alert and engaged state into a state of calm to the point of sleepiness or falling asleep. A sleep association helps your heart beat more slowly and for your breathing to slow down as well. […]Continue reading
After a great summer of sunshine and vacation, life returns to normal. Teachers are going back to work and children are returning to school or starting daycare. Here are a few tips to help your back to school transition be as smooth as possible as it relates to sleep for our kiddos. A “lovey” (your child’s […]Continue reading
Holiday bedtimes are always thrown off due to the fun activities, the loud frenzy of guests at your house, and overall excitement in children. As you approach a holiday (particularly those with late nights and fireworks), a sleep plan is key to helping your kids thrive despite the expected interruptions to their normal biological sleep rhythm. […]Continue reading