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Undertired or Overtired

Is my child overtired or undertired?

Being a parent can be exhausting, especially if your child doesn’t sleep well at night.  We’ve all been there – struggling to get our little ones to sleep, only to have them wake every few hours.  This can lead to frustration, stress, and even health problems for both you and your child.   But what if the problem isn’t just a lack of sleep, but a mismatch between the amount of sleep your child needs and the amount they are getting? …

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Say goodbye to the pacifier

Should we say “Good-bye” to the pacifier?

How and When to Stop Using the Pacifier If your child is older than four months, relies on a pacifier to drift off to sleep, and is experiencing sleep difficulties, it could be a good opportunity to bid farewell to the pacifier. Hey there!Are you struggling with sleepless nights because of your little one’s constant awakenings? As a newborn, the pacifier is amazing for helping meet that strong need to suck some babies have. As they approach 4 months though, …

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How to Have an "Off Day" Nap-times on the Go With Baby

Strategies for Managing Baby’s Nap-times Away from Home

Once you’ve taught your sweet babe independent sleep skills, you may be wondering if you’re now supposed to stay home for every nap. Can you still have a social life, go out for the day, or visit friends and family? Nap-times on the Go With Baby Teaching your little one some independent sleep skills is a life-changing accomplishment, and you should feel proud!But now what?Do you have to plan your entire life around your baby’s sleep schedule? The answer for …

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contact naps

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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Should my child take a nap?

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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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.

The Naptime Hustle | Sleep Training for Babies | Fabulous Sleep Solutions

The nap time hustle….

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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When to Start Sleep Training Baby | Sleep Training for Infants and Toddlers

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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