Sleep

Sleeping with your children

Sleeping with your children

When they’re babies, co-sleeping facilitates breastfeeding and relationship building. But what happens when your 2, 4 or even 8-year-old child still sleeps with you? A psychologist explains below.

November 1, 2020
Setting bedtimes during the school year

Setting bedtimes during the school year

During the summertime, we tend to be more permissive about our children's sleeping schedule. But once the school year begins, we must set bedtimes for our children. Adequate sleep is the best way to keep children concentrated, in shape and in a good mood; ready to face a full day of school!

September 7, 2020
My child is a sleepwalker

My child is a sleepwalker

Have you already found your child standing up, asleep, while they should have been in bed? Are they sleepwalking? Why? Is it dangerous? 

June 1, 2020
Melatonin, the miracle sleeping pill?

Melatonin, the miracle sleeping pill?

In recent years, the popularity of melatonin has skyrocketed, along with the increase in taking medications like Ritalin - for ADHD - that can increase sleep problems.

June 1, 2020
5 tips for sleepy children

5 tips for sleepy children

My children sleep like a log. Maybe I’m lucky, maybe not… You'll never know until you try these simple tips.

January 20, 2020
Are you ready to change your clocks?

Are you ready to change your clocks?

At 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 2nd, 2014, we’ll return to Standard Time, which means one more hour of sleep and a possible disruption of our sleeping patterns.

October 27, 2014
Snoring

Snoring

Does your child sounds like a little buzzing engine when he sleeps? We can laugh about it a little but his snoring could also be the first symptom of sleep apnea.

February 17, 2012

This week
14 unmistakable pregnancy signs

Do you think you might be pregnant but you’re not 100% sure? If you relate to these 14 signs, you should definitely head to your local pharmacy to buy that pregnancy test you’ve been thinking about!

Trying to conceive

Have you ever experienced the disappointment of not being able to get pregnant? Once, twice, three times? The desire to have a child is so intense that it makes the waiting period unbearable. Just remember to never lose hope.

Swelling problems during pregnancy

Swelling during pregnancy is normal and should be expected! It may cause discomofort but it should not be worrisome. 

Breastfeeding and medication

Some women cannot breastfeed because of their medication. Fortunately, those cases are rare. Keep reading for some explanations and recommendations.