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MAKING LOCKDOWN FUN FOR AUTISTIC KIDS

Full lockdown. Something that none of us anticipate in our lives, especially when routine, structure and daily activities are our solaces. I have a nine-year-old son who was diagnosed with autism five years ago, and the thought of being restricted fills me with dread. This feeling is being experienced by millions of parents and carers across the globe, however, having a child with additional needs brings on extra anxiety and worry. So, what can we do?  Now, I am not saying I have the magic bullet but there are a few ideas that might help create some form of normalcy for your little ones…

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Kids, TipsAlyssa Morgan
SLEEP HELP FOR KIDS WHO RESIST BEDTIME

I first heard the term FOMO several years ago on an episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, which is one of the many guilty pleasure shows Meg and I used to watch before we had kids (I am sure many of you parents can empathize)… As I digested the meaning of FOMO and YOLO, I realized that these sentiments are not actually new because I remembered very well as a child the feeling of FOMO, mostly occurring around bedtime.

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Anxiety, Kids, sleep, TipsAlyssa Morgan
CALMING TECHNIQUES FOR KIDS WHEN ROUTINES ARE DISRUPTED

Feelings can be overwhelming sometimes, especially for children who haven’t learned how to react and respond to them. Managing emotions, even more so during stressful situations, can be difficult regardless of age. This is especially true when routines are disrupted. Routines play a key role in promoting feelings of safety and security in children and when boundaries are broken, they can feel more vulnerable and unsettled.

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SPRING FORWARD TO SAVE YOUR DAYLIGHT

Assistant Professor and Sleep Expert Dr. Azizi Seixas is back again with his best practices on how to tackle the Daylight Saving slump. As a father of two little ones and having extensive experience as a seasoned biomedical researcher, scientist, and health-tech innovator, we are honored to team up with Dr. Azizi and his family to bring you reputable insight and tips around all things regarding sleep and healthy living.

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Kids, Tips, sleepAlyssa Morgan
TOP TIPS TO HELP YOUR CHILD SLEEP BETTER

In honor of World Sleep Month, we’ve decided to connect you with an amazing sleep expert and scientist to dive into why sleep is so important for both us and our little ones. Dr. Azizi Seixas is an Assistant Professor with a deep-rooted passion for sleep with a specialism in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and health technology. As well as being a husband and father to two, Dr. Azizi Seixas is able to touch on all sides of why sleep is vital - scientifically and as a loving parent.

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SOOTHING BEDTIME STORIES AND RELAXATIONS FOR KIDS

The Moshi sleep app aims to provide sleep help to children all around the world so they can lead a happier and healthier life. With over 65 million bedtime stories read globally, we are definitely taking a step in the right direction. Our Moshi Stories and relaxations are soothing, mindful tools for little ones to become better rested and gain the skills to live a more calm life, while also helping them to learn the basics of mindfulness.

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Kids, sleep, AppAlyssa Morgan
CALMING BEDTIME MUSIC FOR KIDS

It’s no secret that parents tackle all kinds of issues when bedtime rolls around each night. Just getting kids to lie down in bed can sometimes be a challenge, not to mention the time it takes for some children to fall asleep.   Fortunately, there are tricks and tools that parents can use to craft an easier bedtime routine. One of those tools is bedtime music for kids and more and more parents are turning to age-appropriate music that is both enchanting and engaging to help kids fall asleep with ease. 

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Kids, sleepAlyssa Morgan
WHY WE ALL NEED SLEEP

As a child, you’d fight naps. Ask for a million bedtime stories. Beg for a nighttime drink. If only you knew then what you know now – sleep is essential. We all need sleep. And as we get older, we learn to appreciate why. From more energy to better health to a sharper mind, sleep during the night helps fuel us during the day.

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Kids, Tips, Health, sleepAlyssa Morgan
MINDFULNESS FOR MINIS

On most days, it seems like all we’re doing is running from one activity to another. Soccer games, gymnastic practice, dance lessons, and more. We’re so busy that we barely have time to even think about what we’re doing in the moment, our minds are already looking ahead to what’s next. The busier the better, right? Well, maybe not.

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Tips, Kids, HealthAlyssa Morgan
THE ULTIMATE MOM HACK

I really thought that I had cracked parenting with two children under the age of five clocking in their twelve hours of sleep every single night, but recently life has got a lot more demanding when it comes to bedtime. 

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Kids, TipsAlyssa Morgan