Sleep Disorders

How to Help Autistic Children Sleep Better

How to Help Autistic Children Sleep Better

Sleep can be an issue for autistic children. In fact, 80 percent of autistic children experience difficulty falling or staying asleep at night. And when autistic children struggle to get enough sleep, they may experience behavioral difficulty, including aggression, lack of concentration and hyperactivity. But there are ways to help autistic children sleep better at night. Why Autistic Children Struggle With Sleep Medication, co-morbid conditions, and irregular sleep cycles can influence how well (or not) your autistic child sleeps. Medications: Autistic children taking medications may experience hyperactivity before bed or find it difficult to settle down. Or, prescriptions may cause…
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CBD Hot Cocoa – The Perfect Bedtime Routine for Moms

CBD Hot Cocoa – The Perfect Bedtime Routine for Moms

When it comes to CBD, I fully admit I am picky about flavors. Well, I'm picky about anything I eat or drink...lol! Any ways, Today I wanted to talk to you guys about my new bedtime routine, CBD Hot Cocoa! CBD products come in a wide variety of options. Most people know of oils, candies, and vape. One of my favorite ways of adding CBD is with some amazing spices made for your favorite recipes. Cured CBD Infused spices come in a variety of flavor combinations including Cinnamon and Honey, Smoky BBQ, & Roasted Garlic and Lemon Pepper. These awesome CBD…
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Comfitude Velvet Weighted Blanket Review

Comfitude Velvet Weighted Blanket Review

Weighted Blankets are the hot topic of the season this year! People are finding out the huge benefits of weighted blankets. Whether you are affected by anxiety, sleep issues, autism, adhd, or just really want to feel like you are sleeping in a hug, these weighed blankets are ideal! Today, check out our Comfitude Velvet Weighted Blanket Review. (Hint: I LOVED IT!) Comfitude Velvet Weighted Blanket Review Disclaimer: We received a Comfitude Velvet Weighted Blanket in a beautiful gray color for free, in exchange for our honest review. All opinions are my own, and true! Now that that is out…
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Bright Buddies: An Adorable Weighted Blanket & Plush for Autism

Bright Buddies: An Adorable Weighted Blanket & Plush for Autism

Bright Buddies: An Adorable Weighted Blanket & Plush for Autism Weight Blankets are all the craze right now, and rightfully so! We've been using weighted blankets for our autistic children for about a year now, and the results are undeniable! Weighted blankets for Autism, ADHD, and Anxiety are a perfect solution for anxiety, sleep issues, and calming down. Finally, there is super cute weighted blanket that comes with a match weighted plush! Enter Bright Buddies: An Adorable Weighted Blanket & Plush for Autism, ADHD, & SPD Bright Buddies: Weight Blanket & Weight Plush Combo When I was a little girl,…
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Best CBD Edibles to Gift this Holiday Season

Best CBD Edibles to Gift this Holiday Season

Best CBD Edibles to Gift this Holiday Season  Are you interested in introducing your loved ones to CBD? With the holidays just around the corner, it is the perfect time to do so!  Finding the right CBD products can be tough, especially if you have no clue where to begin!  In this post, we will answer your questions and set you up with the perfect CBD gifts for the holiday season!  CBD is a great gift options because of all the benefits it offers.  Giving gifts that encourage health and happiness brings joy to everyone involved.  One great way to gift CBD is with CBD…
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How to Get an Autistic Child to Sleep

How to Get an Autistic Child to Sleep

How to Get an Autistic Child to Sleep Sleep problems are common amongst autistic children with an estimated 50 to 80 percent experiencing trouble falling and staying asleep. Autistic children are more likely to have secondary diagnoses that directly and indirectly affect their sleep cycle. Consequently, medications may get in the way too.  This leaves many parents and caregivers asking the question: How to Get an Autistic Child to Sleep. Autism and Sleep Autism can influence the sleep cycle in any number of ways. For example, the differences in the autistic brain may contribute to irregular circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms control all…
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What is a Weighted Blanket – Autism, ADHD, Anxiety, & Insomnia!

What is a Weighted Blanket – Autism, ADHD, Anxiety, & Insomnia!

Weighted blankets, vests, and other similar devices are spread throughout our home.  Having three children with autism, sleep apnea, anxiety, ADHD diagnosis, these tools are priceless!  Soon after their diagnosis, I started hearing about deep pressure devices.  I began asking "what is a weighted blanket?" and "what are the benefits of a weighted blanket?" Our first deep pressure touch stimulation (DPTS) device was a weighted compression vest for our son.  The compression combined with the weights gave him the equivalent of a big hug the entire time he wore it!  It was great when he would wear it.  The problem was,…
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