It's always better to establish healthy sleep habits from an early age, but it's never too late to start giving your child the benefit of a good night's sleep. Not only does it encourage healthy sleep patterns for your child, therefore enabling more sleep for you, it helps you.... read more
As a new parent it's difficult to know what you should and shouldn't be doing. Every child is unique and has a slightly different sleep pattern just like we do as adults. As much as I encourage you to be consistent and follow my guidelines I don't want you to be rigid, I st.... read more
Most children have bad dreams now and then. Scary dreams are a normal part of childhood and a way for children’s brains to process and learn to cope with anything in their world that may be unfamiliar, unsettling, challenging, or disturbing. Although dreams serve a.... read more
Who would have ever thought that Wage, Babo, Ox, and Ice-Bat would be such an amazing hit! Much less Citizen #1, #2, #3, and #4, and especially Little Ugly Cozymonster. Does it seem like I'm speaking in a foreign language? Not if you're a fan of Uglydolls! These plush little d.... read more
It is one of the most singularly distressing moments of parenthood: the first time your child has a nightmare.Parents are accustomed to having our kids wake us up in the middle of the night for all manner of reasons. When they are babies, it’s because they are hung.... read more
If you are the parent of a child under the age of six, you don't need anyone to tell you about the significance of naps. They are simply crucial to the well-being of the entire family. Naptime is precious time in the non-stop days of parents and care-givers -- time to tidy up.... read more
Call us conflicted. We tend to cast a jaundiced eye at the "new year, new you" promises we hear this time of year. And, yet, we place real faith in any opportunity for reflection that offers a bit of perspective, a perch from which we can look at ourselves, see what we lik.... read more
We love reading with our little ones at any old time of day -- morning, noon or night. But especially at nighttime. And as the darkness falls earlier every evening with winter's approach, we appreciate our cuddles with bath-scented, pajama-clad children and our favorite bedtim.... read more
Your pediatrician may well have warned you that your 18-month-old might start showing signs of some pretty vivid dreams. She may not have mentioned, however, that those dreams might swell into full-fledged nightmares over the next few years. Further, she may not have ment.... read more
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