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When Can I Sleep Train?

When Can I Sleep Train?

Do a Google search for, “What age can I sleep train my baby?” and you’ll be bombarded with a wide variety of answers – all conflicting! Some sources may tell you that you can sleep train a newborn. Others will insist that if you don’t sleep train by 6 months, it’s...

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Nightmares vs. Night Terrors

Nightmares vs. Night Terrors

Nightmares and night terrors are an unfortunate part of the childhood experience. But most of the time, they are more frightening for the parent than they are for the child. There is truly nothing worse than being awoken by the sound of a terrified scream coming from...

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5 Tips for Surviving Jet Lag with Your Baby

5 Tips for Surviving Jet Lag with Your Baby

So, you’re traveling. Across multiple time zones. With a baby. I salute you, mama, because this is not a task for the faint of heart. But if anyone can do it, mothers can. After all, mamas are the most hard-core, am I right? We’ve got a world to explore and our babies...

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Snoring, Mouth-Breathing, & Sleep

Snoring, Mouth-Breathing, & Sleep

I used to think little snoring babies were the absolute cutest. After all, what better indicator is there that your little one is fast asleep, dreaming away than the sound of them purring in their crib?  Unfortunately, that sense of peace and serenity I felt at the...

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8 Tips for Easing Separation Anxiety

8 Tips for Easing Separation Anxiety

Raising kids is a high-stakes responsibility, and in this age of social media and easy access to information about anything and everything, it is easy for parents to become overwhelmed with feelings of guilt and inadequacy. As a sleep consultant, I see this all the...

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The Wandering Toddler: Keeping Your Toddler in Their Bed

The Wandering Toddler: Keeping Your Toddler in Their Bed

For many parents, finally getting their babies to sleep through the night is a life-changing event. Waking up every hour to the sounds of a crying baby isn’t just an inconvenience, it’s exhausting. It causes irritability, lack of focus, and, quite honestly, puts many...

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Toddler Bedtime Battles

Toddler Bedtime Battles

Toddlers are fascinating, aren’t they? Watching them develop into thinking, creative, independent little people is such an intriguing time, and one that parents often wish would last a little longer. Of course, they usually wish that after their little one has grown...

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Toddler Sleep Troubles

Toddler Sleep Troubles

When I speak with exhausted parents for the first time, it's not uncommon for them to say to me, “I need help with my infant but I have a toddler too... it’s probably too late for them isn't it?” They sound incredulous when I tell them it is certainly NOT too late to...

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What Is Sleep Training?

What Is Sleep Training?

If you're exhausted, then you've come to the right place.Do you feel like your baby won’t sleep? Are you struggling to get them to fall asleep easily at bedtime and or are up several times throughout the night fighting with them to go back down? Does every nap feel...

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