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3 Tried-and-True Strategies to Make Daylight Savings Time Easier for

9 min read

Daylight saving time is about to begin, and some of us are wondering how we can ease the transition for our  family. There are two strategies you can use to make the transition easier. One is to prep before the time  change, and another is to do so afterwards—this gives you leeway in deciding which…

Missy Morrison Charko

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Important Restful Resolution: 5 ways to help kids sleep more

4 min read

According to Canada’s 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth, pre-teens up to age 13 require nine to eleven hours of sleep per night, while teens between 14 and 17 need eight to ten hours every night. Good quality sleep is essential to healthy growth and development, a fact that won’t surprise any parent.

Patrick Landry

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5 Helpful Tips to transition to a Summer Sleep Schedule

5 min read

There is still a month and a half or so left of school, and it is so important to make sure that your child is still getting the adequate number of hours of sleep that they need each night. Keep in mind, that sleep aids in your child’s growth and development, affects their moods and…

Missy Morrison Charko

sleep

4 Useful Tips to Help Your Toddler or School-Aged Child

5 min read

Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday at 2 am and another time change shift in the sleep schedule must happen.  Here are 4 ways to handle the time change for your toddler and school-aged children.

Missy Morrison Charko

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Nearly 1 in 5 Canadian Parents are Losing Sleep Over

5 min read

We're less than two weeks out from the semi-annual daylight savings shift. In honour of Daylight Savings, Owlet Baby Care released eye-opening information on the state of shuteye--or lack thereof--among Canadians. The survey of over 1,500 Canadians revealed surprising data on everything from what parents would be willing to give up for a good night’s sleep to…

Carlie Parkinson

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Proven Strategies to Help Your Children Deal with the Upcoming

5 min read

Daylight Savings aka time change, whether it is coming to an end or just beginning, can really get under people’s and especially parent's skin.  Today, I am going to give you some tips on how to get through this dreaded time!  Many parents just try to ignore that it is even happening, therefore not assisting…

Missy Morrison Charko

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9 Useful Back-to-School COVID Sleep Tips

13 min read

All those fun summer days filled with sunshine, family activities, and late nights are quickly coming to an end. Often this means getting back into a family routine that helps everyone get the sleep they need and get back on track. Back-to-School COVID sleep tips you can use to not only get our kids’ schedules…

Jolan Holmes

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5 Helpful tips to Manage Nighttime Anxiety

4 min read

“But I’m not tired!” “What about the monsters in the closet?” “I heard a noise under the bed!” “Mooooooommmm!” When you have kids, you come to expect that they will find any excuse to avoid going to sleep. After all, many little ones have FOMO and are convinced you’re having wild parties with the entire…

Robyn South

Nighttime

5 reasons why parents need more sleep

4 min read

With kids out of school in most of Canada, most parents find their days full as they try to keep their children entertained -- without the usual breaks of classes, sports, and playdates with friends. Trying to be a teacher, calm role model, and arbitrator of disputes can leave you frazzled. Your fuse could be…

Michelle Gilfoyle

Summer Fun and Helping Your Kids Get Their Best Sleep!

3 min read

For many of us here in British Columbia, summer means getting out and enjoying all that beautiful sunshine and the great outdoors. Summer is a great time to be laid back, travel more, and have lots of fun. It is sometimes those carefree summer days however with missed naps and later bedtimes that can quickly…

Jolan Holmes

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Are you Suffering from sleep deprivation?

4 min read

Sleep deprivation can also be a serious health issue for parents. To get some help we asked Laura Rosin, Sleep Consultant from WeeSleep, to answer our top questions based on a Facebook Poll.

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