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Is Your Child Having a Night Terror?

Is Your Child Having a Night Terror?

Your child is sleeping soundly and sweetly, then all of a sudden they wake up with a terrifying scream. Your mom/dad instincts make you immediately run to them to make sure they are okay, just to find that they push you away and continue to cry and scream, as if you aren’t even there. You may wonder: are they sick, are they hurt, did they have a nightmare? This is what a Night Terror looks like. If your child has ever experienced a Night Terror, then you know this situation all too well. 

Why You Should Hire a Sleep Consultant

Why You Should Hire a Sleep Consultant

5 reasons why you should hire a certified sleep consultant to get your baby sleep through the night, help your toddler take longer naps, and tackle other sleep issues that are preventing you and your family from receiving the sleep you not only need, but deserve!

Moshi Twilight Sleep Stories App Review

Moshi Twilight Sleep Stories App Review

The Moshi Twilight Sleep Stories app is described, on it’s website, as a “miraculous audio-only app,” that helps kids “fall asleep independently using enchanting storytelling, magical music and soothing sounds.” It has reached the number one spot for Health and Fitness Apps for iPad and  highlighted as “Editors’ Choice” on GooglePlay.  

Clearly this app is all your family needs to finally get some sleep, right?  Wrong. 

As sleep consultants, certified by the Family Sleep Institute, the Well Rested Baby team has some thoughts to share on this popular app that promises healthy, independent sleep. 

How to Help Your Baby Take Longer Naps

How to Help Your Baby Take Longer Naps

Are you battling short naps with your baby or toddler? You know the ones, where you finally get them to fall asleep and then they wake up after only 20-30 minutes, only to be tired again in a few minutes? These short naps can be so frustrating!

Is Your Toddler Climbing Out of Their Crib?

Is Your Toddler Climbing Out of Their Crib?

If your toddler is escaping from the crib, does it mean that they’re ready to move to a toddler or big-kid bed? Not necessarily.  Of course safely is our number one priority, but a close second is ensuring that you and your child get the sleep you need.

Before jumping right into this transition, you’ll first want to make sure your child is 100% ready for a toddler or big-kid bed. This transition is a big one! It affects your child emotionally, physically, and mentally.

Top 10 Back To School Sleep Tips

Top 10 Back To School Sleep Tips

Remember five minutes ago when summer was just starting and you had all the time in the world to do all the fun things?  Well that flew by just as fast as your child’s first years and sadly, it is time to make the transition to back to school mode; this includes your child’s school-time sleep routine! A well-rested child is proven to have increased attention spans and are more willing and able to learn! Here are 10 tips to help your child(ren) return to their regular sleep routines and schedules.

Make Bedtime Easier with This Website

Make Bedtime Easier with This Website

Is your preschooler or school-aged child giving you a hard time at bedtime? Has bedtime become a battles of wills? This website from the National Sleep Foundation will help make bedtime easier for the entire family by answering the question, “why is sleep so important,” in a way children can understand!

3 Ways to Ensure Your Family is Getting the Sleep They Need

3 Ways to Ensure Your Family is Getting the Sleep They Need

Our bodies regulate sleep in much the same way that they regulate eating, drinking, and breathing. This suggests that sleep serves a similar critical role in our health and well-being. WRB shares 3 way to ensure your family is getting the healthy sleep they need to thrive!