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Help! My baby will only nap on me.

Ahh so your baby only wants those contact naps? There’s seriously nothing more frustrating than when your little one refuses to nap in their crib on their own!! It’s not about them skipping naps altogether. It’s just that they will only nap if they’re ON you. I know…I’ve been there too! I want to help you with this problem with these tips on exactly how to get your baby to nap in their crib. So, if you’re trying different nap …

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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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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.

How to Extend Your Child’s Short Naps | Sleeping Solutions for Babies

Extending your child’s nap time

Tell me if this scenario sounds familiar… Your baby wakes up in the morning after a solid night’s sleep. You feed her, change her, play with her for a little bit, take her for a little walk outside, then rock her to sleep and put her gently into her crib for her morning nap. And then, 30 minutes later, she wakes up fussy and irritable and, despite your pleading, bargaining, and offers of riches, refuses to go back to sleep. …

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What to do about daycare & naps

Sleep Training and Daycare Conceivably the biggest challenge that you’ll face when you’re teaching your baby those precious independent sleep skills starts the minute you put them in someone else’s hands for the day. Combining sleep training and daycare can be tough, I won’t lie to you. You’ve powered through some hard nights, refused to give in when your baby tested your willpower, and now that everything’s finally running smoothly, you need to put your trust in someone else to …

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Is This the right time to sleep train your child?

There are two things I can pretty much guarantee you when it comes to teaching your baby to sleep through the night. It’s going to be a challenge It’s going to be eminently worth it. I’ve never worked with a family whose baby went right down on the first night and just magically slept through from then on. Some have slept through the night on night two, most of them start seeing results on night three or four, but I …

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