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How To Get Your Baby To Sleep On Vacation

It’s finally almost summer and this warm weather is making me think about the beach.  I’m craving a vacation.  Remember the days when you could decide to go away for a weekend (or longer), pick a beachy destination, book it, pack, and go?   We didn’t know how easy we had it.   My husband…

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My Very Big Frustration with Marketing to Parents of Very Small Babies

Not too long ago, my husband and I were watching TV on a Friday night, drinking wine (as we do).  The main character was putting her baby to sleep in her crib and my husband turned to me with an astonished look on his face.  This is the moment I knew my being a sleep…

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Are you a selfish parent for wanting more sleep?

As a sleep consultant I obviously read a lot of pediatric sleep-related articles and I sometimes make the mistake of scrolling down to the comments.  Good lord, there is a lot of judgment on the internet.  I’ve seen so many disparaging things said not only about sleep training but, more disturbingly, parents who sleep train…

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Kids and Daylight Saving – Tips from an Expert

Today is the first official day of fall, my favourite time of year.  Changing leaves, Thanksgiving, Halloween, and gaining an hour of sleep when the clocks turn back thanks to daylight saving time. That changing of the clocks is different when you have kids though, isn’t it?  As much as I wish my toddler would…

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The trickiest part of your child’s sleep…NAPS

As a parent, the most common question I get if my son’s sleep comes up is, “Does he sleep through the night?”  Sleeping through the night is such a common discussion point it has its own acronym on parenting sites – STTN.  This is the golden ring of pediatric sleep and I understand why, trust…

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What’s so great about sleep consultants, anyway?

I’m a do-it-yourself girl.  I get that impulse.  I also believe that no one knows better than a mum or dad what is best for their little one.  So if your son or daughter is having trouble sleeping, why not pick up a book or two or start seeking out information online on your own? …

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