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Sleep Training with Multiples

Sleep Training with Multiples

All parents are superheroes, but twin parents are certainly in a league of their own. I have had the privilege to work with several twin families and want to share some of the helpful tips we used to get their babies sleeping beautifully. 1. If your babies share a...

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Nighttime Potty Training

Nighttime Potty Training

Potty training in general is an epic parenting milestone. In my opinion, the day that you can finally say farewell to diapers is only rivaled by accomplishments like getting your master’s degree or landing a big promotion. But sometimes, the enthusiasm to tackle this...

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When Can I Night Wean?

When Can I Night Wean?

When babies wake up crying in the middle of the night, it can be quite difficult to determine the underlying reason. Are they hungry? Are they uncomfortable? Are they sick? Or are they just looking for help falling back to sleep? Because our tiny humans can’t yet...

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Confessions of a Thumbsucker

Confessions of a Thumbsucker

Hi everyone. My name is Jamie, and I sucked my thumb until I was 10. I know you all are probably gasping and if you have your own thumbsucker at home, are spiraling down the rabbit-hole of “Will my child suck their thumb until middle school too? Are we going to have...

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Should My Baby Use A Pacifier?

Should My Baby Use A Pacifier?

If you’ve ever had a 15-minute discovery call with me, you’ll know that one of the first questions I ask when I’m gathering information about your child’s sleep situation is, “Does your child use a pacifier?” You’d be shocked at how many people begrudgingly and...

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Reflux & Baby Sleep

Reflux & Baby Sleep

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional. My goal is simply to give you a brief understanding of reflux, debunk some myths, and offer some practical strategies as it relates to your baby’s sleep. Please always consult with your doctor about reflux and any other...

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Signs That It’s Time to Drop A Nap

Signs That It’s Time to Drop A Nap

Baby sleep can be so tricky! The minute you find your groove, everything changes! As your little ones grow, their stamina is going to improve, and they are going to require less daytime sleep. You’ll go from a newborn who needs 6-8 hours of total sleep per day to a...

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Taking Back Your Bed

Taking Back Your Bed

The idea of co-sleeping- in theory - is a beautiful one; you and your partner sleeping soundly with your little baby snuggled oh-so peacefully between you. But in reality, co-sleeping is often much less magical. Babies are squirmy and noisy when they sleep, not to...

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Dealing With Criticism When Sleep Training

Dealing With Criticism When Sleep Training

Mommin' Ain't Easy!Well isn’t that the understatement of the century. Not only can raising a tiny human feel like one of the most terrifying, isolating, and confusing things on the planet, but the number of opinions out there are endless. Whether it’s your sister,...

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