The NeverEnding Bedtime

I am very excited to have Dr. Craig Canapari here on My Two Hats this week as the blog’s first guest. Dr. Canapari is a board certified pediatric pulmonologist and sleep specialist at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, where he cares for children with sleep and breathing problems. He is here today with great advice regarding bedtime resistance in toddlers. I think his thoughts will prove very helpful for many families, as they did for us. So, check out the post, and then head over to his great blog for more fantastic tips about sleep and children.
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Sleep Syllabus: Resources for Tired Families

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again, sleep is the holy grail of parenting.  Adequate, quality sleep is essential for children’s growth and development.  Poor or insufficient sleep can contribute to a host of child health problems.  And, we all know how the mood of a household can plummet when kids (and therefore parents) aren’t sleeping well.  But, achieving adequate sleep for all family members is, at times, a daunting and difficult task.  In honor of National Sleep Awareness Week, I thought it would be a good time to provide a sleep syllabus of sorts.  So, here it is- a list of resources for tired parents facing sleep difficulties.  I hope you will find it useful. Continue reading