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When and How to Transition From Three Naps a Day to Two

Naps can be tricky. Getting your little one down at the right time, having them fall asleep easily, naps that last for an hour or more, and a baby who wakes up happy – all of these elements of a positive nap schedule can be difficult to attain. Even if you do have naps down,…

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How To Sleep Train Your Little One Without Disturbing Their Sibling’s Sleep

If you have a little one who fights going to sleep at bedtime, wakes constantly throughout the night, has a hard time settling back down after feeding at night, wakes hours before it’s healthy to get up in the morning, or any combination of those struggles, you may be considering sleep training. But what if…

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6 Milestones That Can Mess With Your Baby’s Sleep

The first year of your baby’s life is beautiful, challenging, exciting, and in all honesty, exhausting. Your baby is growing and changing so fast that as soon as you think you’ve got the hang of things, they change.   The same is true for their sleep. You get into a good pattern and then all…

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How to Pick the Perfect Bedtime for Your Child

There is one question I always ask first when a parent tells me their child is: -Waking up too early (i.e. before 6:00 a.m.) -Waking up in the morning crying -Fighting bedtime -Experiencing night wakings (other than those necessary ones when babies need to nurse or bottle-feed) What time do they go to bed? I…

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Should You Use A Pacifier For Your Child’s Sleep? 

There are so many items parents can use to help with their little ones’ sleep. Blackout shades, sound machine, sleep sack, baby monitor, etc. But what about pacifiers? I speak to many parents who give their babies a pacifier when they put them down to sleep but will tell me that they know they shouldn’t.…

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Can Sleep Training Harm Your Kids?

Do you ever read about sleep training online? Just kidding, obviously you do because you’re here. If this isn’t your first time, you’ve probably come across a lot of conflicting information. And opinions. Many opinions.  There are people like me who post about the benefits of sleep training. Then there are people who suggest that…

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