Category Archives: Sleep Resource Centre

Grobag Product Review- The Gro Company

The various sleep products on the market for our little ones can be overwhelming  for parents. As a Child Sleep Consultant, I always teach that less is more when children are learning the skill of independent sleep.  But the one product  I recommend to my clients and I could not live without as a parent is the […]

Start Early With Healthy Sleep Habits

You’ve passed the newborn phase, you’ve noticed changes in your baby’s sleep, and now you might be wondering, What’s the next step with sleep? Around the 6-8 week mark is the perfect time to start establishing healthy sleep habits.   The first 6-8 weeks of a baby’s life are exciting and tiring for new parents. […]

Tips for Better Sleep When Kids Share a Room

Is it time for your little ones to share a room?  Whether your family is growing and you need the space, or you just prefer your children to bunk together, bringing two children who aren’t used to sleeping together into the same room can feel a bit overwhelming.  Independent sleep is a skill that kids […]

When To Start And Stop Using A Tot Clock

Tot clocks are a great tool for teaching toddlers to stay in bed until the morning.  They provide a visual cue that it’s time to wake up for the day.  Just like any sleep item, a tot clock will not magically end the trend of a toddler who rises too early or pops out of […]

Tips For Bedtime With More Kids Than Parents

Whether you’re a single parent, or just find yourself flying solo at bedtime, having more kids than parents can make bedtime a challenge.  If bedtime is chaotic in your home, chances are your family isn’t resting easy.  Follow our tips for bedtime when you have more kids than parents for a smoother evening that will […]

Is Your Child’s Sleep Environment Safe?

A recent study published in the September 2016 issue of Pediatrics found that an alarming number of parents are placing their babies in sleep environments that are unsafe.  The study titled Nocturnal Video Assessment of Infant Sleep Environments videoed infants sleeping for one night at one month, three months and six months of age. Upon […]

Tips For Children Who Sleep In Two Homes

We’ve had families reach out who are concerned with how to help their child sleep in two homes after separation or divorce. Those worries are more of a concern than ever in Canada where according to the Statistics Canada website, in 2011, lone-parent families represented 16.3% of all census families up from 8.4% in 1961. […]

5 Reasons Why Sleep Is Not Selfish

Parental sacrifice is no joke.  Becoming a parent immediately puts you, your needs and your wants, into the back seat, heck maybe even out the window entirely. It’s not a secret this happens.  We prepare for it.  We pick out durable, cheap laminate instead of beautiful, expensive hardwood that we love.  We trade in our […]