Melatonin: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Melatonin is available over the counter and is widely marketed towards children for sleep, so my patients and their families are often surprised when I caution them against using it. Like most things in medicine, there are both risks and benefits. After looking at all of the research, I’m not convinced that it works well enough in most kids to … Read More

Holiday Gift Guide

Are we prepare for holiday shopping, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite baby and kid sleep products. Give the gift of better sleep! Gift #1: Sound Machine (so essential!) Option 1: Dreamegg D11 Sound Machine. Why I love it: truly portable (charges with USB – we leave ours plugged in at home), 11 different sounds, and has a built-in … Read More

“Falling Back” 2021 – Making the Transition Easy!

It’s that time of year again! On Sunday, November 7th, at 2:00 AM, the clocks will “fall back” 1 hour. This is especially rough for those with an early riser at home! I’m here to give you 3 easy-to-follow options to help you adjust your little one to the upcoming time change. Review the options below and go with the … Read More