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How To Make Your Bedtime Routine Work For Your Toddler

Dad reading bedtime boys

If you google “how to get your child to sleep”, at the top of the results you will read that you should have a bedtime routine for them.  This is good advice.  It’s advice I’ve given time and time again as a sleep consultant.  A pre-sleep routine is not THE answer but it is a…

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How To Ease Your Little One Into The Spring Forward DST Change

Even though I say this change is the easier one, it can still throw things off for a few days or even a few weeks. But there are things you can do to adjust your baby or toddler to the new time as easily as possible. So what can you do to shift your child’s…

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6 Milestones That Can Mess With Your Baby’s Sleep

Baby standing in crib

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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What Every Parent Should Know About Night Terrors

Little girl having childhood nightmares

If you have a child who has suffered from night terrors, you know how upsetting they are.   Your little one appears to be terrified.  They’re screaming or crying.  They may even be calling to you or asking for help.   Instinctively, you want to stop this from happening as quickly as you can.  You…

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4 Things You Need To Know About The 4 Month Sleep Regression

baby sleeping

About half of the families I work with as a sleep consultant approach me because their little one is four months old and has hit the dreaded four month sleep regression.   Dun dun dunnnnn.   It sounds so negative, doesn’t it?  A sleep regression.   It really should be called a sleep progression.  This…

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How To Teach Your Toddler To Sleep In Their Bed

One night about a year ago my husband and I woke up at 4:00 a.m. to the sound of someone walking into our bedroom. For one delirious moment, I felt like I was living in a true crime show (I watch way too many) as I saw a small person casually wander towards our bed.…

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