Do you wonder if your child needs a sleep study? And, if your child is already scheduled for one, here’s how to make this easier for your child

Do you ever wonder if your child might benefit from a sleep study? Or, has your child already been scheduled for one? You might wonder what is involved and how to make your child more comfortable during this procedure.  You might also wonder whether your child will be able to tolerate the necessary sensations for the … Continue reading Do you wonder if your child needs a sleep study? And, if your child is already scheduled for one, here’s how to make this easier for your child

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. Callbacks are those requests your children make when they call you back to their room after the bedtime routine is over for "just one more thing."  They might … 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?

Sleep tips for teens: how to sleep well, shut off your “busy brain,” and get up for school on time more easily

This post has tips for setting up your bedroom, improving your bedtime routine, quieting your busy mind at bedtime, and getting up on a school day more easily. It also has some tips to help you feel as awake and alert as possible in the daytime. TIPS FOR SETTING UP YOUR BEDROOM TO IMPROVE YOUR … Continue reading Sleep tips for teens: how to sleep well, shut off your “busy brain,” and get up for school on time more easily