Archive for July, 2011

Doctors Urge More Playtime for Children

By LINDSEY TANNER The Associated Press Monday, October 9, 2006; 1:13 AM CHICAGO — Here’s some soothing medicine for stressed-out parents and overscheduled kids: The American Academy of Pediatrics says what children really need for healthy development is more good, old-fashioned playtime. Many parents load their children’s schedules with get-smart videos, enrichment activities and lots […]

Posted Under: Parenting News  |  July 26th, 2011  |  6 Comments

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Why A Good Night Sleep Is Critical To Your Child’s Well Being

More and more information is coming out on the importance of sleep for both adults and children. I have written an article that consolodates much of the recent research on sleep for children which can be found under Sleep Information/Articles. The following article also provides information on the importance of sleep: “6 Reasons Why Your […]

Posted Under: Infants, Parenting News, Preschoolers, Toddlers  |  July 19th, 2011  |  1 Comment

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Too Little Sleep Can Lead to Obesity In Children

If you are reading this blog then you most likely have a good idea that sleep is important to our children’s overall health. All my clients have learned that sleep affects a child’s behavior, emotional development, learning ability and physical health. More and more research is being done on pediatric sleep. The following article discusses […]

Posted Under: Infants, Parenting News, Toddlers  |  July 12th, 2011  |  3 Comments

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A Mother’s Lack of Sleep Affects the Entire Family

The vast majority of my clients are exhausted moms. They feel they have lost control on aspects of their lives and feel desperate. After implimentation of a Child-Works sleep plan where their children are finally sleeping, these moms are quick to comment on how they are finally getting sleep again themselves and how wonderful that […]

Posted Under: Parenting News  |  July 6th, 2011  |  No Comments

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