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How do i transition my child from a toddler bed to a big kid bed?

6 Steps From Crib to “Big Kid Bed” and how to do it successfully Moving your little one from a crib to a “big kid bed” is a big step for both of you. It’s a major milestone, and can bring up mixed emotions kinda like walking for the first time! But like any other milestone, there’s the potential it might lead to some challenges. Sometimes with the development of a new milestone  your child may have a bit of …

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Should my child be taking a nap?

Should my child be napping? How long should they nap? Where is the best place for a nap? How many naps per day? Hey there!Are you even more exhausted than usual lately?Are you constantly struggling to keep your little ones awake throughout the day?If so, it’s time to talk about the importance of naps for your child (and for you, too!).As a mom myself, I know how tempting it can be to try to keep your child awake longer, especially …

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Sleep Regression or New Habit

Sleep Regression or New Habit?

What exactly is a sleep regression, you ask? First off, true sleep regressions don’t happen during the newborn stage, so let’s focus on kiddos 4 months and up.  Let me break it down for you.  A sleep regression means your little one who used to sleep like a champ suddenly hits a rough patch with their sleep. It’s like they forgot how to snooze peacefully out of the blue. Picture this: your once-good sleeper is now struggling to fall asleep …

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Essential Back to School Sleep Tips

Essential Back to School Sleep Tips Remember how much you used to look forward to summer vacation when you were a kid? I get that same feeling now when school starts. God knows I love my kids, but by the time summer is over, I’m pretty euphoric to get a few daily hours to myself again. For those of us with kids, back-to-school time means we get back onto a nice, predictable schedule. Or so we hope… Lack of good …

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Benefits of sleep

‘ Sleep has always been a bit of a mystery.        From an evolutionary viewpoint, it seems like something that we should have abandoned a few hundred thousand years ago. The fact is that we fall into a nearly unconscious state for a third of our day. This happens every day, leaving us vulnerable to whatever horrifying dangers we faced in the early days of civilization. This makes me wonder how we ever made it this far as a species. But …

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How to teach your toddler twins to sleep independently through the night

This past week I was talking to a mom who has toddler twins. The babies are almost 2 years old and she is ready to teach them how to sleep independently through the night. the big question was… how do I get my twins to sleep through the night? How to transition from 24 months of rocking before bed and during the night to teaching her little ones to go to bed on their own and learn proper sleep habits.  …

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How to get your twin babies to sleep through the night

Twin Babies SUPERMOM If you are a mom of twins, you are a superhero! Period. I mean, we all know that one baby is a full-time job (a wonderful job, but definitely full-time), so how can we describe having two babies? You have two (wonderful) full-time jobs! Give yourself a pat on the back because you are doing the best that you know how to do. So if you are feeling exhausted, a bit frustrated, and just dragging your feet …

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How to Manage Early Morning Wake-Ups | Sleep Consultant for Babies

Early Morning Wake-ups

When bringing home a baby, you basically know you have signed up for sleepless nights. You know they will come to an end when your little one starts sleeping through the night. Then here comes the dreaded early morning wake-up. If this happens in your home, you are probably wondering when your little bundle of joy will stop waking up at 5 AM. Let us troubleshoot and get your whole house back to sleeping through the night.

The Four Month Sleep Regression | Sleep Solutions for Babies and Infants

The Four Month Sleep Regression

“Sleep regression,” this is a common term I hear being a sleep consultant, and often it is directed toward every circumstance imaginable. If several nights pass with your little one not sleeping well, parents automatically start saying it’s a “regression.” While many people believe there are several sleep regressions, 8-month, 9-month, 1-year regressions, teething and growth spurt regressions, there is not evidence to support this idea.

Research does support that there is a 4-month regression, and for good reason. Permanent changes are happening in your baby’s brain when it comes to sleep.