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Book Reviews for BUT I’M NOT TIRED! The nature of sleep and how to nurture it in children and teenagers.

September 16, 2015

“The book BUT I’M NOT TIRED! by Dr Jennifer Smith is a nice introductory “how to” reference guide for parents struggling to get their children to sleep. This book provides the reader with a good general understanding of the physiology of sleep and underlying causes of many of the common sleep disorders. Dr Smith uses a balance of clinical anecdote and scientific research to help deliver key messages and provide useful tips. The book is easy to read and the…

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Milla and her family get their beauty co-sleep

September 7, 2015

QANDAKIDS COMMENT Recently, famous model-actress, Milla Jovovich, received wide media exposure for her views on co-sleeping. Co-sleeping is code for parent-child bed-sharing. She and her British film producer husband sleep in the same bed as their daughters – every night. One daughter is 7 year’s old, the other just a few months old. Ukranian-born Milla believes that her family is more connected because they all share a bed. She also contends that her daughter is much better behaved as a result.…

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Why some kids learn to swim faster than others.

May 28, 2015
swimming lessons 4 year old

Is it normal that younger kids are progressing at swimming faster than my four-year-old son? Should I stop the lessons? QANDAKIDS ANSWER The good news is that your son’s probably doing just fine. And, it’s often not a good idea to compare pre-schoolers. While children follow a similar developmental path in general, they also learn different things at different rates. It’s a case of different strokes for different folks. You’re on the right track with your timing, though. One good…

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