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Does the Use of Electronics Before Bed Impact Sleep?

By: Jenn Kelner, CPA, CA Certified Child Sleep Consultant BabyZzz (647)970-2402 babyzzz.ca facebook.com/infobabyzzz Does the Use of Electronics Before Bed Impact Sleep?The Martins Family from Winnipeg asks: Does watching television hurt my child’s sleeping patterns? My husband insists that watching tv before bed is fine, but I think we should be winding down. On top of it all, my twelve year old watches shows that are somewhat violent before bed. This can’t be good. Can you put this family debate to rest? I would have to agree with mom on this one. Research shows that lights in your home,...

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What Do I Do When My Child Has A Nightmare?

What Do I Do When My Child Has a Nightmare? By: Jenn Kelner, CPA, CA Certified Child Sleep Consultant BabyZzz (647)970-2402 babyzzz.ca facebook.com/infobabyzzz Nightmares are normal and are very common in younger children. Nightmares are scarier versions of regular dreams, occurring during REM (rapid eye movement) sleep. Nightmares usually happen in the second half of the night since REM sleep is more frequent during this time. The child usually remembers the nightmare when they wake up, and can talk about it in detail. If your child has a nightmare, respond to them right away, reassure them and try to...

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5 Tips On How To Help Your Child Adjust To Daylight Savings Time

Spring Forward! Tips on How to Help Your Child Adjust to the Start of Daylight Savings Time   By: Jenn Kelner, CPA, CA Certified Child Sleep Consultant BabyZzz (647)970-2402 babyzzz.ca facebook.com/infobabyzzz On Sunday March 8th at 2am, Daylight Saving Time begins and the clocks turn ahead one hour. This means that it becomes darker in the morning temporarily and lighter in the evenings. Children who have good sleep hygiene and are generally easy going when it comes to schedules may adjust fairly easily in just a day or two. Other children who are more sensitive to change in schedules...

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How To EASE The Transition into A Toddler Bed

By: Jenn Kelner, CPA, CA Certified Child Sleep Consultant BabyZzz (647)970-2402 babyzzz.ca facebook.com/infobabyzzz   Lara from Seattle asks: Q: HELP! My toddler is too big for a crib and we have transitioned him into a toddler bed. He is destroying his room at night and I am going in there constantly trying to calm him down! We spend the last hour before bedtime reading while lying in bed and he takes a bath. Why does he suddenly become this barrel of energy when I leave? I always recommend waiting to transition children from a crib to a toddler bed...

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Why Hire A Qualified Sleep Consultant?

By: Jenn Kelner, CPA, CA Certified Child Sleep Consultant BabyZzz (647)970-2402 babyzzz.ca facebook.com/infobabyzzz   Elizabeth from Sarnia asks: Q: I read your advice on The Baby Spot and it is great! I am trying to find a sleep consultant in my area. There seems to be a lot of people who claim they are but when I meet up with them, they don’t seem to know what they are doing. How do people find legitimate sleep consultants? What are some questions I should ask a potential sleep consultant? Is it possible that I could just have a skype session...

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