Tag Archives: bedtime

How can we transition our son to an earlier bedtime?

My son, who is currently two-and-a-half, was born with a serious heart conditon, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. The trouble we are having is a sleep issue. Because of his heart, we have always been afraid to let him cry for … Continue reading

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When is the right time to move a child from crib to bed?

We are thinking it is time to move our two-year-old son from the crib to the bed but I am worried that we will be engaged in bedtime battles. Our bedtime includes having a bath, reading stories for ten minutes, … Continue reading

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My nine-month-old spends more time crying than sleeping.

Our nine-month-old son spends more time in his crib crying than sleeping. He was sleeping well in February, then he got sick with bronchiolitis for six weeks and he got used to sleeping with or on someone. We have been … Continue reading

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How can my sister get her kids to bed at night without a big fight?

How can my sister get her kids to bed at night without a big fight? Bedtime is often a troublesome time for parents and children. I will answer your question as if your sister’s children are between about 3 and … Continue reading

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My nephew is scared and anxious at bedtime.

My seven-year-old nephew has become more and more anxious at night time and now refuses to sleep in his own bed. He is absolutely terrified. The situation is becoming worse and worse.  His four-year-old sister sleeps in the same room … Continue reading

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How can I improve my four-year-old’s sleep?

My 4 year old son has recently started waking up 2-3 times per night and coming into our bedroom. He has never been a great sleeper, but for the past year his sleep had been better. Now he wakes up … Continue reading

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