sleep problems

  • A Dad’s point of view

    A Dad’s point of view

    My name is Andrés and I’m married to Karen, the Sleep Fairy. Back in 2017, when we were expecting our daughter, we had recently married and I had been promoted to a team leader function less than a year before. I knew (or rather, I believed) I wouldn’t immediately be in the position to take […]

  • Daylight Saving Time 2021

    Daylight Saving Time 2021

    Soon it’s time for that one our time change again. On Sunday the 28th of march we change to daylight saving time. This means that the clock changes from 02:00 to 03:00 o’clock.  Many parents are happy with the timechange to “summertime”, especially those who have early risers. Because this means that your child will […]

  • Early wake ups – How to resolve early rising

    Early wake ups – How to resolve early rising

    Maybe you have always had an early riser or maybe it just started since the time changed to winter time. Suddenly your baby/toddler begins to wake earlier and earlier.  First of all, it’s good to know that waking up anywhere between 6 AM and 7:30 AM is a biological appropriate time for children to wake […]

  • How to help your child with the time change to wintertime

    How to help your child with the time change to wintertime

    Soon it’s time again, in Europe time changes to wintertime on the 30st of October 2022. It changes one hour back from 3am to 2am. The time change can cause some sleep problems for many families and in many cases early rising. This is actually not that strange because we are going back an hour. […]

  • The 9 month sleep regression

    The 9 month sleep regression

    So much is happening in those first months of your baby’s life. Sometimes it just feels like they are going from one development in the next. The last development or sleep regression was finally over, you got back into a good rhythm and „Hello“ there is the next one again. Your baby starts to sleep […]

  • Melatonin and Sleep

    Melatonin and Sleep

    What’s Melatonin? Melatonin, also called  the “sleep hormone”. This hormone is produced in the brain and ensures that we become tired and sleepy. Depending on the time of day, more or less of it is produced. Perhaps you have already noticed that you are more tired in the evening in winter compared to summer. This […]

  • The 4 Month Sleep Regression

    The 4 Month Sleep Regression

    Maybe your baby slept pretty well those first 3 months. Some babies manage to even sleep 5-6 hours straight already. Then everything changed around 4 months. Out of nothing you are dealing with frequent waking, struggling to settle and difficulties soothing your baby. Something that worked so well before, doesn’t work anymore and you have […]

  • Nightmare or night terror?

    Nightmare or night terror?

    Nightmares and night terrors can be very confusing. By knowing the difference between the two of them, you will know what to do and how to handle them better. Nightmares From a certain age you may notice that your child has more nightmares, which it totally normal. Of course it can be quite challenging when […]

  • Blue light – Why is it keeping your child up?

    Blue light – Why is it keeping your child up?

    I think we all know this feeling, as a parent sometimes we  just need a little break from our kids. Nothing wrong with that. Depending on the age of your child, they can not always entertain themselves for a longer period of time. Screentime often does the trick. Your child is calm and focused and […]

  • What’s a Sleep Regression?

    What’s a Sleep Regression?

    You might have heard about them from some other parents or read about them here and there. But what’s a sleep regression exactly, how often do they occur and how do you deal with them? A sleep regression is a phase where your baby or toddler sleep behavior changes out of nothing. Maybe frequent night […]