What is an ideal bath routine for a baby or toddler?

What is an ideal bath routine for a baby or toddler?

Bath time is the best time, at least here in the Zentz house it was. Now that my kids are 7 & 9, they look back on those baths and giggle at how big their head was {especially Max}, the bubble bath beards or their tiny tushes splashing, drawing, launch,ing or...
Sleep Solutions for Anxious Toddlers: 7 Essential Tips for Parents

Sleep Solutions for Anxious Toddlers: 7 Essential Tips for Parents

Have you just finished bedtime and feel like you lived through Super Smash Bros. with your rambunctious and clingy toddler? Or have you been woken with cries for ‘mommy’ or ‘daddy’ that are becoming a nightly, if not hourly, occurrence? While you just want it to stop,...
Sleep: The Best Way To Prepare For School’s Return

Sleep: The Best Way To Prepare For School’s Return

During summer vacation, it’s natural for bedtimes to slip. When the days are long, we are exposed to more sunlight. Extended light delays melatonin production. Our brains produce this hormone as it gets dark to help prepare our bodies for sleep. As the return to...
Why is my 8 month old crying uncontrollably at night?

Why is my 8 month old crying uncontrollably at night?

Things were finally calming down. The baby was sleeping through the night, on the right sleep schedule for an 8-month-old, settling independently at bedtime and sleeping through the night. Then, after just a few days and a new tooth, they are now crying uncontrollably...
Why Kids Won’t Sleep After Your Divorce

Why Kids Won’t Sleep After Your Divorce

Children can be upset and stressed during their parents’ separation. Various emotional and psychological effects can disrupt their sleep patterns. However, it doesn’t have to be a long-lasting devastation or trauma for them. Understanding the factors...
Baby Sleep Help For Summer Vacations

Baby Sleep Help For Summer Vacations

Have you ever gone on vacation and struggled to return to your routine when you arrived home? You can call it jetlag, a travel hangover, or the post-vacation blues. Regardless of the label, everyone experiences this issue, even your little one. Vacations often mean...