If you or your children are tired or cranky during the day, it’s time to make some changes. In observation of the annual Sleep Awareness Week, Jamie Travis, PhD offers some strategies parents can encourage for a good night’s sleep for the whole family. “Our environment can impact how we sleep,” said Dr. Travis, a […]
Rewards. Bribery. Anger. Frustration. Lights on, lights off. Music. Stuffed animals. TV on, TV off. Fans. Melatonin. Talking, pleading, professional counseling. Monica and Richard Plack had tried everything to get their youngest daughter, Bailey, to sleep through the night – in her own bed. It had been an ongoing battle; Bailey was now 10 years […]
Is it okay to let your baby “cry it out” when you put them to bed? In this Children’s Channel video, Jamie Travis, PhD, a pediatric psychologist at Akron Children’s Hospital, offers some strategies to help infants – and their parents – get a good night’s sleep.