Why won’t my kid go to sleep??

Why won’t my kid go to sleep??  This is a question I have often asked. But I have children with sensory issues. And sometimes, that can interfere with their ability to sleep. Their bodies crave sensory input, and that prevents them from sleeping. But everyone needs to sleep! So I…

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How does light affect your sleep?

Are you a “night owl” or a “morning lark”? If you’ve ever used the terms “night owl” or “morning lark” to describe when you work best, what you are really describing is your circadian rhythm. Every creature on the planet has a circadian rhythm. This is what determines the cycles…

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It’s your choice. Be consistent.

There are a lot of trends in lifestyle choices these days. One can choose their decorating style, diet, fitness routines, wardrobe and appearance, parenting style, relationship preference, sexual orientation and even gender is a choice now, apparently.  There are a lot of fads, things that seem pleasing, generate a lot…

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Birth Story: Everlasting Mercy

Motherhood came with a bang The summer my husband and I bought a house is the summer my 5th daughter was conceived. By this point, I was expecting to fall pregnant again, sometime around the end of July-beginning of August, as that was the pattern. My then-youngest was about 9…

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