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Your Game Plan for Sickness & Sleep

Your Game Plan for Sickness & Sleep

Nothing can throw a wrench in a good sleeper like sickness can! And with the frequency that babies and toddlers are sick, it might feel like your good sleeper is always regressing. But even though sleep is frequently disrupted when we’re under the weather, it’s...

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Back to School Sleep Tips

Back to School Sleep Tips

During the summer, it’s only natural for sleep to take a back seat and for those good habits you worked on during the school year fall to the wayside. I get it. I know how precious the summer months are – especially with the lockdown of a spring we’ve had this year....

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What Is a Sleep Prop?

What Is a Sleep Prop?

If your little one is struggling in the sleep department, it is highly likely that they are depending on a sleep prop (or multiple sleep props) in order to fall asleep. But what the heck is a sleep prop? A sleep prop (also known as a sleep association) is anything...

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Why You Need a White Noise Machine

Why You Need a White Noise Machine

If you’re creating a baby registry, you may have a white noise machine on your list but have absolutely no idea why you want one (but spoiler alert: you want one!) So let’s dive into why white noise machines are helpful, how to use them, and other FAQs about them.Why...

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How to Transition Your Baby Out of the Swaddle

How to Transition Your Baby Out of the Swaddle

I’m a big fan of swaddling your newborn. Swaddling helps to recreate that snug and secure feeling that your baby came to know and love when they were tight and cozy inside of you. But all good things must come to an end, and so too does your time using the swaddle....

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Your Baby’s Personalized Sleep Plan

Your Baby’s Personalized Sleep Plan

If you know me, you’ll know that I believe that solving baby and toddler sleep issues is like putting together a puzzle. While many people believe that sleep training is just about what “method” you use (CIO, Ferber, etc.) this could not be farther from the truth....

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5 Reasons Why Your Baby Isn’t Sleeping Well

5 Reasons Why Your Baby Isn’t Sleeping Well

If you’re Type A like me, you love a good checklist. So, I figured I would give you one to run through if you’re experiencing sleep struggles with your baby. If your baby is not sleep trained then #1 is the one and only thing on this list that you need to focus on...

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How to Use a Toddler Clock

How to Use a Toddler Clock

If you’re the parent of a toddler with sleep struggles, I highly recommend that you get yourself a toddler clock. Toddler clocks are a valuable sleep tool and provide very clear boundaries to your little one around when it is time for sleep and when it’s okay to get...

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Troubleshooting Early Morning Wake Ups

Troubleshooting Early Morning Wake Ups

Is your little one sleeping through the night but waking up before 6:00am? If so, know that you are not alone. It is very common for babies to wake up between 4:00am and 6:00am and struggle to fall back to sleep. Typically, at this hour they are in a very light stage...

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