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Transitioning to the big kid bed

When Liz Hastings became a mom, she realized that serious thought was required when it came to the move to the big kid bed.

Good Night Sleep Site can help toddlers having trouble sleeping

Good Night Sleep Site can provide you with emotional and educational support to help your baby or toddler with their sleep needs.

The (digital) sandman: Embracing technological tools

Tech is a big part of my daily life. Bedtime proves to me that we’re at the tip of the iceberg and I’m going to charge forward and find out how to make everyone’s lives even better.

The End of the Nap

Adjusting to the disappearance of nap time.

Snooze Control

It’s hard enough for preschoolers to get a good night’s sleep. The small task of getting them into bed on time every night often becomes a big feat. A good night’s sleep is even harder to come by when a child has obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OSA happens when the...

Battle Fatigue

“Dad?” “Mom?” “Is anyone there?” Ah, the sound of my youngest calling to us at – what time is it – two in the morning? My wife is always faster on her feet than I am when our girls call. She swiftly, if exhaustedly passes out in bed with...

You’re the Expert: Bedtime Routines

You’re the Expert: About Bedtime Routines We asked you about your bedtime routines and how you put your children to bed. Don’t these descriptions make you want to cuddle up for a nap? With our three-year-old we like to sing a few short songs (a couple with Daddy, and a special...

Ask Dr. Marla: Establishing Night-time Routines for Children

Click here to submit your question for consideration by Dr. Marla. I have three children, ages two, four and six, and lately none of them will sleep through the night. We are waking up in the morning with all three in our bed. The oldest and the youngest are the...

Timeout with Nanny Robina: Sleep Coaching

Question: My two-year-old has never been a big sleeper. She goes to bed between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m. depending on how much of a fight she puts up. We have tried everything – bedtime routines, bath, snacks, naps during the day to no naps. Once she does fall asleep,...

Timeout with Nanny Robina: Readiness to Move From Crib to Bed

Question: My son is two years old. We are starting with potty training right now. We are also hoping to put him in his big boy bed soon. I hope to have these two things accomplished in the next six months because we are taking a cruise and this would...

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