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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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5 Tips to Survive The Witching Hour

5 Tips to Survive The Witching Hour

It’s that dreaded time of day again! Your usually easy-going, happy-go-lucky baby is suddenly possessed and melting down. All your attempts to soothe them are falling on deaf ears and now you too have tears streaming down your face. What the heck is happening!?What is...

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Creating a Bedtime Routine for Your Baby

Creating a Bedtime Routine for Your Baby

One of the easiest ways to establish a healthy sleep foundation from Day 1 is to create and maintain a bedtime routine. Infants and young children thrive on routine; in fact, they are comforted by predictability. A young mind is exposed to so much new information...

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Overtiredness: What You Need to Know

Overtiredness: What You Need to Know

If there’s anything that can send your child’s sleep off the rails, if there’s an arch-enemy for sleep training, it is, without a doubt, the dreaded condition of overtiredness. An overtired baby is one who has passed the point of fatigue and with overtiredness comes a...

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Goodbye Naps, Hello Quiet Time

Goodbye Naps, Hello Quiet Time

The end of naps is a sad time for many parents. Nap time is usually the one and only time of the day you can actually think and be productive without a tiny helper attached to your hip or being way too quiet in the other room. But I’ve got some great news for you: you...

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Five Tips for Moving Your Baby Into Their Own Room

Five Tips for Moving Your Baby Into Their Own Room

Transitioning your little one from the bassinet next to your bed to a crib in a faraway land called their own room can feel very daunting. Some parents keep their babies close by simply because the transition feels too monumental and scary. Other parents want to wait...

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How to Start Sleep Training

How to Start Sleep Training

If you’ve decided to sleep train, you might be wondering where the heck to start. With Google at our fingertips and sleep classes only a click away, information is endless. But how do you know which method to choose? Once you choose a method, what else do you need to...

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5 Tips for Surviving Quarantine

5 Tips for Surviving Quarantine

Wow. Just…wow. These past few weeks have been a rollercoaster for us all. Between the scariness of the virus, the social isolation, the added responsibility of homeschooling, the uncertainty of the economy, and the emotional and mental toll of it all combined, I feel...

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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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