If this is what sleep deprivation does to adults, imagine the ramifications to a growing, developing baby or child! Stress levels are elevated to chronic states (elevated levels of cortisol) that negatively impact infant mental health, eating and digestion, and behavior.
Thursday, January 12th – Jenni June gives expert advice on The Doctors TV Show! Be sure to watch THIS one! It’s unbelievable!!
ABC 2016: Stand out sleep-friendly products! If you’ve been following me for the last 5 years, you know I am not a fan of over-priced, silly, gimmicky, and even sometimes shockingly dangerous “sleep products” out there. I like to keep it simple and super focused on what REALLY helps tired, desperate families. Although I saw many wonderful brands and products helpful to families, here are the top 5 brands and products that have my interest and respect!
Make sure your child is well rested to begin with. There is no better foundation for wellsleep than a solid, evidence-based sleep hygiene plan!
Visit Jenni June @ Eat Sleep Play! Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (PDT) Pint Size Kids 13323 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 Come to Eat Sleep Play! and learn how to create a restorative sleep plan for your baby, unlocking the secret to balance and excellence for the entire family! Write down your most pressing sleep issues, bring ’em and get your questions answered. Take home amazing sleep tips, products, gift bags and have tons of fun!
Think you and your little one is sleep deprived now? …It’s about to get worse. With Halloween, daylight savings time, flu season, travel and houseguests during the holidays, you are going to need some solid pre-emptive tactics to keep you and your kiddos from ending up in a deep, deep hole come the New Year.
Did you know that your child’s wake up and morning routine could go a long way in helping them sleep better at night? Making a clear distinction between winding down for sleep and how they wake up aids their hormones in programming their internal body clock to become more regular and in alignment with their natural biological rhythms. It also makes the beginning and the end of your day as a family much more pleasant and productive, since your child’s sleep hormones will be on autopilot, signaling to your child’s brain and body in advance, making your job much easier with regards to your pre-sleep routines and independent sleep onset later at night for them. Here’s a routine I like to recommend to my clients with babies and toddlers:
No, it’s not sleep. If your answer wasn’t SAFETY, it might be because you’re sleep deprived… But, I’ll help you with that later. Did you know, that one of the first things we teach our little babies about, although inadvertently at first, is car seat safety? Teaching experiences start off with our example, provision and protection.