Is Screen Time Interfering with your Child’s Dream Time?

This week our contributing writer Jillian Dowling talks about how to make sure your child’s sleep is not influenced by electronic devices. There really is no denying the fact that screen time in the evening is having an extremely negative effect on our children’s sleep.  If screen time is interfering with dream time in your house, it…

Keeping Your Child From Jumping Out of The Crib

This week our contributing writer Jillian Dowling talks about helping your child stay in the crib. Many times the solution for parents who have a child climbing out of the crib is to move them into a bed to keep them safe. My response is, if you have a child climbing out of their crib you…

Can I Sleep Train My Older Child?

This week our contributing writer Jillian Dowling talks about sleep training older children. Most people think of babies when they hear the term “sleep training”. My personal philosophy is that it is never too early or too late to work toward getting the healthy sleep we need. Over the past few years I have noticed that…

How Much Sleep Do We Actually Need?

This week our contributing writer Jillian Dowling talks about the amount of sleep we need at each age. Sleep is such an important part of our lives and we all know what it feels like to not get enough. Although children are different in many ways, the amount of sleep they require in a 24 hour…

A good night’s sleep for children

This week our contributing writer Jillian Dowling talks about how to make sure your child gets a good night’s sleep. I get asked all of the time about products on the market that claim to help your children sleep better. For the most part, they do not. When we teach our children that they need to…