How To Get Kids To Sleep In Summer

By Lisa Artis on June 28, 2017

Who doesn’t love summer – lighter evenings, BBQs, warmer days and sunshine (hopefully!)? But as a parent, one thing I don’t love is trying to get my children to bed. The cries of ‘it’s still daytime’ and ‘it’s not dark yet’ are a common bedtime occurrence. While we had the longest day of the year […]

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Set Bedtimes DO Work For Kids Sleep!

By Lisa Artis on May 25, 2017

It may seem simple but it’s true – a strict bedtime is the best way to ensure children get enough sleep. A recent study by Public Health Ontario in Canada found that children who were ‘encouraged’ to go to bed were 71% less likely to sleep enough. Those with ‘actual’ bedtimes were 59% more likely […]

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WIN! Two Children’s Cuddly Sleep Aids Up For Grabs For National Sleep In Day

By sleepcounciladmin on October 24, 2016

The clocks go back an hour this weekend (Sunday 30 October, National Sleep In Day) and while for some the prospect of an extra hour in bed is bliss, for parents it can be a huge problem. When the clocks change, it disrupts bed times and wake times and can take anything from a couple […]

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