January 7, 2022

Tips to Choosing the Best Assisted Living Facility

If you or your loved one is starting to require more assistance than can be given at home, it might be time to look into assisted living facilities. There are many options, and it cannot be easy to choose the best place for your situation. Here are a few tips you should consider when choosing the right senior facility.

1. Location and Distance from Family

If you want to visit frequently, find a facility near your home so that traveling is easy and quick for you and takes away too much time from work. (more…)

January 6, 2022

Is Sleep as Important as Diet?

I’m sure you can guess what my answer is to this question, since I am, after all, a pediatric sleep consultant. I tend to put a high priority on sleep and am, in my humble opinion, justifiably passionate about its benefits for babies.

But is my passion for sleep clouding my view on this matter, or is there evidence to support my position? Oh, I am SO glad you asked.

Now don’t get me wrong. I’m a firm believer that feeding our kids a healthy, balanced, varied diet is essential to their well-being. I might even go so far as to say that it’s the single most important factor when it comes to our children’s health. (more…)