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Tag: children sleep

Tag: children sleep

Childhood Sleep Deprivation — 11 Ways it Can Affect Your Child

Do you have a tantrum-throwing, fussy, emotional child? If so, you may be dealing with a case of sleep deprivation. Sleep is incredibly important for all of us, especially our children. Shorter Sleep Affects Academics and Behavior Rebecca G. Astill of the Department of Sleep and Cognition at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience conducted a…

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What Every Parent Needs To Know About Night Terrors

Night terrors are something that no parent wants to deal with. They’re sudden, loud, scary, and often start and stop without warning. Thankfully, they’re likely more frightening for you than for your child, though it’s quite scary hearing your child scream awake shortly after falling asleep. Often, children experiencing a night terror are screaming, and…

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5 Essential Summer Sleep Tips

Summer time means the days are longer and sunnier, school is out and vacations are in! No matter what age your child is, following these simple tips can help you enjoy your summer with your little one and create some wonderful memories! Keep Bedtime The Same   Keeping a consistent bedtime and wake time for…

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The Sleep Lady Is Coming To Texas! Reserve Your Ticket NOW!

On Saturday morning, March 28th, I will be at Baby Earth, a super cool baby store in the Austin/Round Rock area, talking about Where Good Sleep Begins at an event sponsored by Cloud b. Here are a few of the topics I will touch on: ● Advice for newborns to children 6 years old; ●…

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Could Your Toddlers Tantrums Be Caused by Poor Sleep?

I’m sure that you’ve noticed when you don’t sleep well, you’re cranky, short tempered, and not nearly as understanding as nights when you get sufficient sleep. For our children, you may find that they don’t listen as well, are more difficult, and more resistance to your requests. In a recent study conducted by UC Berkley,…

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Traveling Through Time Zones

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about travel and how to handle sleep coaching when you’re traveling across the time zones, which happens quite frequently. To help you through this potential travel headache, I’m going to share an excerpt from my book, Good Night, Sleep Tight: Traveling Across Time Zones If you are traveling…

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Recovering Good Sleep Habits After Being Sick

When you’re little, being sick is hard. And I think, at least as far as routine goes, being sick is probably harder on us adults who have small children. Suddenly, the routine is out the window and we’re just doing whatever works at the moment to make sure that our children stay hydrated, get sleep,…

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