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Night Wakings: What Causes Them and How to Navigate Them

Often leads to night waking, but the waking is usually only triggered by the pain of teething the first couple of nights.

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How Much Sleep Do Babies Require?

It’s a universally known fact that babies need lots of sleep, and while there’s no set number of hours, there are specific guidelines you need to keep in mind.

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Infant Sleep Issues And Solutions

Sleeping through the night can be difficult for parents when their babies aren’t sleeping themselves! Well, there are many reasons a baby isn’t sleeping through the night, but all of these reasons have solutions.

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Newborn Sleep Facts New Parents Should Know

Congratulations on your newborn! Holding your little bundle of joy is a beautiful feeling which can’t be described in words. With all the joy and happiness of becoming new parents.

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Sleep Training Your Child Myths and Facts

Congratulations to all first-time moms and dads. Your little bundle of joy will bring loads of happiness and excitement in your lives, and not to mention some pleasant and not so pleasant surprises too.

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Nap Transitions: When to Drop a Nap

New parents get to experience a sweet spot in parenting just a few months into the job when the baby starts napping peacefully during the day and even manages to sleep through the night!

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Tips for Creating a Peaceful Sleep Environment for Your Little One

Besides developing healthy sleep habits, such as having a relaxing bedtime routine and exercising regularly, it’s important to create a pleasant sleep environment.

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Tips to Soothe a Fussy or Colic Baby

Your baby is used to being wrapped up in the soft walls of your womb that once kept her snug, preventing her arms and legs from frailing.

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Reasons To Hire A Sleep Consultant

If you have been trying for months to set a sleep routine for your baby but haven’t achieved fruitful results, then it may be time to hire a sleep consultant. A sleep consultant/coach is a worthwhile investment.

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Tips To Help Your Toddler Stay In Bed

Making the transition from crib to a toddler bed is a major milestone in a child’s life. But seasoned veterans know that the real challenge isn’t persuading your toddler to sleep in their exciting new big-kid bed — it’s getting them to stay in that bed overnight.

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Teething Remedies to Help Your Baby Sleep

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) also advises against using topical numbing creams and gels, as well as homeopathic teething tablets, because of potential negative side effects. Teething necklaces are also a no-go because they risk strangulation and choking. Instead, try one of these expert-approved teething solutions for nighttime and naptime. 

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Nap Schedules By Age

Nap Schedules By Age It’s common for parents to worry that their little one isn’t getting enough sleep, but few are taught what to expect in that regard. Having a sense of “what’s normal” is an important first step in developing a plan for improving your child’s sleep. You want to be sure you are […]

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5 Tips To Keep Sleep Intact For The Holidays.

Steffi Edwin|December 21,2020   5 Tips To Keep Sleep Intact For The Holidays The holidays most certainly look different this year for many of us. Spending time and visiting all of our family and friends may not be possible but you may have decided to keep a little sense of normalcy for your child and […]

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Helpful Tips For Managing Naps At Daycare

Daycare and childcare services are a necessity for many families – and with so many high-quality childcare providers available these days, parents have lots of great options from which to choose! Unfortunately, making sure your child is getting adequate sleep at childcare can be difficult. Not to worry, though – below are 7 tips you […]

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Self Care is Selfish: Here’s Why That’s Okay

Maybe you’ve envisioned yourself being a mother since you were a kid yourself, maybe motherhood came unexpectedly; whether through birth, adoption, fostering, etc.; kid in hand you’ve gone through the biggest transformation of your life. Motherhood, a title filled with expectations from everyone, mainstream society, your partner, extended family, and heck even strangers in grocery […]

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It’s That Time of Year: Daylight Savings & Spring Ahead

When I worked as a nanny, I learned very quickly that it was a benefit for everyone in the household to implement some sort of adjusted schedule to help the little girl I cared for the transition to the new time change. Initially, we tried to just go with it – and while this will […]

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Making Sure Your Baby is Comfortable for Sleep

I’m sure you’ve heard about the basics of a safe sleep environment, but today I want to dive a little deeper into the temperature of the nursery, what your baby should be wearing for sleep, and how to dress them appropriately for the seasons. Ideally, we want your baby’s bedroom to be somewhere between 68 […]

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Regressions: What’s Common & What’s Normal?

Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of inquiries about the 12-month sleep regression. “What can you tell me about the 12-month sleep regression?” “Is there a 12-month sleep regression?” “How many sleep regressions are there? I think my baby is going through the 12-month-regression right now.” “Naps are getting really hard with my 12-month-old. Is […]

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Making Summer More Enjoyable: Consistent Routines vs. Rigid Schedules

Is it just me, or is it getting hot in here?? Summer should be a time to slow down and go with the flow. From family visits to pool parties, beach days to bonfires…slow down and enjoy it. The same goes for your little one’s sleep. Focus on going with the flow this summer, rather […]

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Newborn Sleep & Setting a Solid Sleep Foundation

How to Navigate Newborn Sleep Newborns can (and should) sleep a lot. Like, A LOT. In 24 hours, it’s not uncommon for a newborn to sleep between 14-18 hours. The only problem is, this sleep is sporadic and very disorganized.  Not easy when you’re a new parent trying to learn all the things that come […]

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Will Sleep Training Affect Your Baby Psychologically

I’m sure you’ve heard and seen that sleep training is portrayed as a cruel parenting practice and that if you decide to sleep train your child, they’ll most certainly have psychological damage. I know that if you’re even considering sleep training your child, and you’re reading this blog post, that you are dutifully and lovingly […]

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Your Guide to Navigating the 2-1 Nap Transition

A recent client of mine – a 15-month-old – was ready for the 2-1 nap transition. She was going down for her morning nap flawlessly, but all of the sudden, her second nap was becoming more and more of a struggle, regardless of the amount of wake time prior to the nap. Consequently, her bedtime […]

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