Do you make your kids’ beds? (Do you make them do it?) I thought this might be an interesting conversation about what we do for our kids.
How do you deal when you have a different internal clock than your partner or your kids — i.e., when some of you are larks and some of you are owls? What changes have you made personally to accommodate people, such as going to bed earlier or getting up earlier?
All right ladies, let’s discuss: what crazy things have you done to get your kids to sleep? Both of my kids have gone through extensive periods where they were not good sleepers, so I feel like I’ve read every possible article and tried every possible “get your kids to sleep” hack out there. So let’s discuss: … Read More about What Crazy Things Have You Done to Get Your Kids to Sleep?
Here’s a fun topic for today, ladies: What are your best tips for dealing with sleep deprivation as a working mom? Do you nap at work? Do you have a system worked out with your partner for sharing this parenting duty (such as where one of you “falls on the sword” to deal with the … Read More about How to Deal with Sleep Deprivation as a Working Mom
2017 Update: We stand by these sleep tips for working mothers, but you may also want to check out our most recent discussion of how to deal with sleep deprivation as a working mom. If you search on Amazon for “baby sleep advice” books, you’ll find more than 200 of them. Google “baby sleep advice” … Read More about Get Better Sleep as a Working Mom by Using These 6 Baby Sleep Tips
2018 Update: We still stand by this weighted blanket review (we’ve even raved about weighted blankets for adults)– but you may want to check out some of our more recent stories about bedtime, including our recent post on how to get your kids to sleep. I’ve seen this article about weighted blankets floating around social … Read More about Weighted Blankets, Overactive Four-Year-Olds, and Sleep (Sweet, Elusive Sleep)
2018 Update: We still stand by this rave review of temporary black-out pleated shades for kids’ rooms, hotels, and grandparents’ houses– but you may want to check out some of our more recent stories about bedtime, including our recent post on how to get your kids to sleep. Yes, these temporary blackout shades may be … Read More about Everyone Thursday: Black-Out Pleated Shades