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Renee Frances, B.S., B.Ed., M.A.

English teacher, psychology enthusiast, mom to two young girls. Motto: Everything in moderation, except for sleep.

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.
How To Get Your Children To Sleep During Daylight Saving

How To Get Your Children To Sleep During Daylight Saving Time

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.
03/10/2017 09:48 EST
This Resource Can Help Protect Your Kids

This Resource Can Help Protect Your Kids Online

This incessant use of technology by children has resulted in an abrupt change in the landscape of parenting. Parents are just beginning to recognize that we must protect our children as well as the avatars that represent them online.
05/04/2016 01:16 EDT
Lucid Dreaming Can Help Your Child Overcome

Lucid Dreaming Can Help Your Child Overcome Nightmares

"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 face their nightmares.
04/27/2016 12:08 EDT