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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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WELCOMING A NEW BABY WITH A TODDLER

Welcoming a New Baby With a Toddler

With the arrival of a brand new family member, it’s time to get ready for both joy and challenge! Adding a new member to the family is a big deal!It’s a wonderful and exciting time, but sometimes the new big brother or sister isn’t so happy about the new little person taking up all of mommy and daddy’s time. Expect a little bit of a regression. It’s normal and to be expected that with any change in homelife, your child …

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When do I transition my child to a big kid bed

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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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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Toddler twins

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 Stop Toddler from Leaving Room at Night | Baby Sleep Solutions

Keep your toddler from leaving their room

For many parents, getting their baby to sleep through the night is a life-changing event. I know it certainly was for me. Waking up every hour or two to the sounds of a crying baby wasn’t just an inconvenience. It was absolutely exhausting. I was constantly irritable, completely unfocused, unable to keep track of anything, and, quite honestly, felt like I might be on the verge of a nervous breakdown. So needless to say, when I finally started sleep training …

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