Renee Frances, B.S., B.Ed., M.A.
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As an English teacher, former psychology professor, and mom to two lovely young girls, Renee Frances can appreciate the importance of a good night's sleep! Her Good Night Fairy book gives families REAL tools - based in psychology, education, and motherly experience - to deal with common sleep issues.

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How To Get Your Children To Sleep During Daylight Saving Time

(1) Comments | Posted March 10, 2017 | 9:47 AM

Parents, in particular, often feel hardest-hit by the daylight saving time-shift -- when there are more hours of daylight and fewer hours of dusk and dark -- and children simply refuse to stick with their bedtime routine. Here are five tips that can save your family from daylight-saving-time disaster:

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S.L.O.O.W.W. Down For Mental Health

(0) Comments | Posted May 16, 2016 | 2:11 PM

In keeping with Mental Health Awareness Month, here are a few simple tips to keep your mind in tip-top-shape:

Sleep: This is the year of the #SleepRevolution! Get on board and enjoy the invaluable benefits of being well-rested: increased productivity and safety, better

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This Resource Can Help Protect Your Kids Online

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2016 | 2:16 PM

Most parents are horrified by the idea of a child being sexually exploited. Ontarians are reeling from the recent news that in just the last three months, more than 2,000 unique IP addresses were identified by police for suspected activity related to child pornography, among them

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Lucid Dreaming Can Help Your Child Overcome Nightmares

(4) Comments | Posted April 27, 2016 | 1:08 PM

"Mommy! Daddy! I had a nightmare!"

These words can make your heart sink. How does a parent get inside their child's head and "protect" them from the "boogyman?"

The answer is, frankly, you can't. But there IS a way to help your child learn how to...

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