Rebooting the bedtime routine after a long stay with the grandparents? Talk amongst yourselves.

Like 14 Retweet 11 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 The broken bedtime routine. It's so maddening because you can remember when it used to work. Especially difficult because life doesn't magically pause while you try to manage your child's sleep problem…which has quickly become the entire family's sleep problem. From Santiaga: I have two […]

Calming older kids’ bedtime fears (sponsored + giveaway)

It took me too long to accept that fear at bedtime, like any irrational fear or phobia, can’t be reasoned or “disciplined” away. Here’s how we helped our older kids handle their bedtime fears. Until 10/29/13, enter to win a LightHeaded Bed (click through for details).

How to help your kid/teen wake up on her own

Like 18 Retweet 16 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 @MrsPJSimmons sent out a plea via Twitter asking how to encourage her teen to self-start in the mornings: Several "me toos" came back, and they had an air of desperation and resignation, as in "nothing I've tried has worked" and "it's driving me nuts." But […]