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How to Handle Illness & Sleep Regressions

By | 2019-10-16T15:34:38+00:00 October 16th, 2019|Baby Sleep, Toddler Sleep|

It's that crisp time of year when leaves are changing and weather fluctuating. Fall allergens, unpredictable weather, and back-to-school germs are tough on little immune systems. But when it comes to sleep, how should we deal with illness and other disruptions like sleep regressions? Coughs, Colds & Fever When our little ones are unwell, it’s [...]

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Transitioning from Crib to Bed

By | 2019-10-15T18:08:34+00:00 August 29th, 2019|Toddler Sleep|

The crib to bed transition is a milestone likely filled with mixed emotion. It's an exciting time for your child, but you may be feeling sad at the pace at which your little one is growing up, or maybe even some angst about how the transition will go. Before you make the leap, be sure [...]

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Getting Sleep Back on Track for Back to School

By | 2019-08-01T14:03:40+00:00 August 1st, 2019|Kid/Teen Sleep|

Summer is a time we loosen the rules a bit to enjoy BBQs, the pool and beach, family vacations and visitors. And with longer days and light lasting later into the evening, it also often means missed naps for the little ones, and later bedtimes all around. It may feel too early to begin thinking [...]

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5 Words Your Baby is Saying

By | 2019-08-29T15:27:21+00:00 March 5th, 2019|Baby Sleep|

All newborn babies communicate by using five sounds. Learn how to decode your baby's language. When your baby first comes home, it's a transition for everyone. Your baby is figuring out the world around her. She's gone from a warm, comfortable space where she didn't have to know how to breath, ask for food, or [...]

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What You Should Know about Baby Sleep as a New Parent

By | 2019-08-29T15:28:14+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Baby Sleep|

So you’re about to have a baby or you have a new little bundle who has just moved in. Likely you’ve been wading in a sea of information on what you need to know as a new parent. You’ve sat through courses, or asked moms you know, or have joined a pregnancy forum and you’re [...]

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A Guide to Surviving Daylight Savings with Small Children

By | 2019-08-29T15:28:44+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Toddler Sleep|

Updated: Feb 12 “Boy, I love getting that extra hour of sleep at daylight savings time,” said no parent of a small child, ever. Single, childless weekends. Was there ever a freedom quite like getting up in the morning exactly when you wanted to? And sure, most of us had some place to report 9 to [...]

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4 Bedtime Musts

By | 2019-08-29T15:29:42+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Baby Sleep|

Updated: Apr 1 1. Turn Up the Quiet Babies have just come from an incredibly loud womb. If you want to set your baby up for the best sleep possible, use white noise. Not all white noise is created equal. Some machines and apps can have a mechanical-like sounds, which can be jarring and grating and [...]

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