Before I had kids I had heard of sleep cycles but until I was working with them to become better sleepers, I never really understood the concept.   Now I do. We have sleep cycles.  The shortest ones are 20 minutes, then 45 minutes and then 2 hour sleep cycles. These are dependent on what […]


I have found myself having this conversation a lot lately and noticing that there are different ideas and descriptions of whether a parent is “strict” or not. Are you a strict parent? In the past, the term “strict” generally referred to parents who used such parenting techniques as spanking, isolation, yelling and punitive punishment.   Because of […]