Tired of “Callbacks and Curtain Calls” After Lights Out? Try Bedtime Tickets!

Bedtime tickets are a quick and easy way to manage those "callbacks and curtain calls" that all kids like to make after the bedtime routine is over. Bedtime tickets are small cards good for one or two more callbacks or curtain calls. Callbacks are the requests your children make when they call you back to … Continue reading Tired of “Callbacks and Curtain Calls” After Lights Out? Try Bedtime Tickets!

Sleep Paralysis: What is it, what causes it and what can I do about it?

Sleep paralysis occurs when you are falling asleep (or waking up) and you find yourself unable to move or speak. An episode of sleep paralysis usually lasts only one or two minutes but, while it lasts, it can be quite frightening and may even result in the feeling that there is someone (or something) in the … Continue reading Sleep Paralysis: What is it, what causes it and what can I do about it?

What should I do if my child wakes up too early?

You've done everything right at bedtime and your little cherub sleeps well all night, but…now your child is waking up at 4am every day!  What to do?  Try some of the options below. Improve Your Child’s Bedroom Environment Does your child’s room get bright too early?  Try blinds, blackout or dark curtains, or even pieces … Continue reading What should I do if my child wakes up too early?

Q/A: How can I help my daughter (who can only sleep in total darkness) go on a sleepover at a friend’s home (who can only sleep with a night light on)?

Q/A: How can I help my daughter (who can only sleep easily in total darkness) go on a sleepover at a friend's home (who can only sleep with a night light on)? This question was posted on a parenting blog recently and I offered some possible solutions in the comment section of the blog.  I … Continue reading Q/A: How can I help my daughter (who can only sleep in total darkness) go on a sleepover at a friend’s home (who can only sleep with a night light on)?