Category Archives: Sleep Resource Centre

Sleep, Mental Health and Finding the Path back to JOY

It’s no surprise that becoming a mother is a huge life change.  Everyone knows that, and we were ready for it.  We bought the stuff – the crib, the wrap, the tiny booties and the diapers.  I was prepared for the poopy diapers and the constant worrying and even for the multitude of nighttime needs.  […]

How to Swaddle Baby and Transition from Swaddling

As a new parent, you’ll spend a lot of time working to calm your baby down and help him or her sleep. Sleep is absolutely essential during the first year:  it sets your children up for a lifetime of healthy development and healthy sleep habits. There are many steps to create long-term, healthy sleep patterns, […]

Update from our SleepWell Family Alumni

“Hi there! I hope you guys had an awesome Christmas! Hannah started daycare this week and it’s going awesome. They are so amazed at her sleeping habits! We still can’t thank you enough for your help back in August. Even with a runny nose, cutting two new teeth and starting daycare, her sleep has not […]

5 Holiday Travel Child Sleep Tips to Avoid Cranky Kids

Does the holiday season tend to disrupt your child’s sleep schedule? The holidays tend to be a busy time of year, with shopping for gifts, visiting family, and staying up late to enjoy the festivities. All of the hustle and bustle can definitely have an impact on your child’s sleep, so here are some simple […]

The Family Meeting

Think back to a time before the pitter patter of little feet filled your home. You probably spent most of your days in the workplace and lack of sleep was not an issue that affected your life. When something important happened at work and needed to be addressed you were likely invited to a meeting. […]

Sleep Nutrition

As a mother and a fairly health conscious individual, I am always researching the effects of nutrition on my family; More specifically, the effects of sugar.  Have you seen the ‘sugar high’ that happens when our kids consume too much sugar? They run around like crazy, fight, crash and then fight some more – sound […]

Sleep Tips for Camping

Are you gearing up for summer holidays? Warm summer weather is just around the corner and it’s time to buckle up for a trip to the great outdoors! But how will you keep your little camper’s sleep on track as you hit the road for a rustic adventure? Whether you’re hitting back country trails or […]

Confessions of a Sleep Consultant

As a mom to two babies who were insomniacs I did some crazy things all in the name of sleep.  I developed an intricate dance of nursing, rocking, laying, and tiptoeing to get my babies to sleep.  On more than one occasion I strapped them into their car seats, drove until they fell asleep, then […]