Category: Sleep

Teaching kids to fall asleep

Helping a baby fall asleep usually involves a pretty steady routine: a warm bath, a cosy sleeper, a soothing story, some milk and a few lullabies. Helping a toddler fall asleep means helping them brush their teeth, wrangling them into their PJs, answering numerous…

What’s the “right” bedtime for kids?

Our kids are almost two years apart but have always had the same bedtime. It’s easier on us that way and the Berenstain Bears do it so it must be OK.

The mom with the earliest bedtime

Once I’m upstairs, the feeling of comfortably settling under the sheets, pulling up the quilts and closing my eyes is magical. I often think, in fact, that I should have come up to bed — or put my phone down — half an hour earlier.