Power Napping for Parents: Can it Make a Difference?

Power Napping for Parents: Can it Make a Difference?

  When it comes to tactical advice for napping as a parent, I wish it could be more cut-and-dry.  There isn’t really one thing that can be done to help with the logistics of napping when you’ve got kids running around. Hopefully you’ve got bannisters on your...
Do Naps Affect Nighttime Sleep?

Do Naps Affect Nighttime Sleep?

“Do naps affect nighttime sleep?” This is a common question that I get. And it makes sense that we think this could happen, especially with someone who isn’t sleep deprived.  But the reality of napping is that it’s a bit more complex (of course) than...
Bedtime Routine for Kids: What Actually Works?

Bedtime Routine for Kids: What Actually Works?

A Bedtime Routine for Kids: Different from Adults? If you’re a parent who’s trying to manage your own bedtime health with a few kids in tow, you’re not alone. What makes a bedtime routine for kids different? The sleep-deprived parent is a stereotype because pretty...
Do I Have a Sleep Disorder or Something Else?

Do I Have a Sleep Disorder or Something Else?

  If you know how I operate, you probably already know that I think the number of diagnoses given out these days is a joke.  The medical system we’re dealing with in America is focused on pill fixes and not root causes. That’s not to say diagnoses aren’t real....