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3 Tips to Ease the Daylight Savings Transition

March 13th starts Daylight Savings Time, meaning we’re going to push our clocks ahead an hour. That leaves us each with one hour of less sleep that day. While you and I can tough it out for a day and … Continue reading

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Why Do Babies Startle Themselves Awake?

The startle reflex (officially called the Moro Reflex) is one of the several reflexes babies are born with. This group is called the infantile reflexes. Technically, your baby has the reflex when he or she is in the womb. They … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Child From Waking in the Middle of the Night

It’s a common misconceptions that we all sleep through the night. We each wake up at some time briefly, to change positions, go to the bathroom, etc. We come to wakefulness all the time between our sleep cycles, we just … Continue reading

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7 Steps to an Effective Bedtime Routine

Bedtime routines are the best way to reliably put your child to sleep. They condition your child so he or she accepts the idea of sleep and transitions peacefully. You can mix up your routine to include any step or … Continue reading

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Tips for Swaddling Baby The Simple Way

Baby swaddling is a practice that has been around for years and traditionally it has been used to help babies sleep longer and sounder. Learning to correctly swaddle baby is key to ensuring safety and effectiveness. There are multiple benefits … Continue reading

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5 Toddler Sleep Problems With Easy Solutions

As a Child Sleep Consultant certified by the Family Sleep Institute, I’ve helped tired families with infants, babies, and toddlers become well rested families through customized sleep solutions and support. There are many common sleep habits that toddlers can develop; habits … Continue reading

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How to Tell If Your Little One Is Ready To Transition to a Bed

At a certain age, toddlers begin to escape their crib. At this point, safety should be your number one priority. It should be a goal of yours to make your child’s sleep environment as safe as possible. If your child … Continue reading

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How to Deal With Crying While Sleep Training Your Baby

Over the years, I have examined several of the common sleep training methods that are used for babies and toddlers. It’s important to choose a method that you feel comfortable with and can see yourself maintaining, not only at 7:00pm, … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep Better

If you have trouble getting your little ones to sleep through the night, you actually have lots of options available to you. The baby’s environment plays a big part in making the baby comfortable enough to sleep, and that includes … Continue reading

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5 Simple Rules to Get Your Baby’s Sleep on Track

I became a child sleep consultant after having trouble getting my infant daughter to sleep. After researching for tips and advice and coming across conflicting information, I was still at a loss for what to do. After 9 months, I finally hired … Continue reading

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