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We are so excited to team up with Lauren in this guest blog post. In this article, we will take Lauren’s recommendations and show you how to practice and work toward a consistent, predictable bedtime routine using a visual schedule and of course… PLAY! Lauren recommends the following bedtime routine for kiddos ages ~2-5 years […]

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“She just rubbed her eyes!” I remember having friends over when Olivia was 3ish months old, and my friend caught an eye rub that I didn’t see and she wanted to make sure I knew. RUN! She’s tired, avoid overtiredness, go lay her down, GOOOOO! I didn’t know much about sleep at the time, but […]

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Whether your baby was a pretty good newborn sleeper or not, her physical sleep will change come four months old (hello, four month regression!). Because babies’ sleep goes through a big adjustment, our approach to their sleep should adjust, too. So here are my top four tips for babies ages 4-17 months. (Much of this […]

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Before having kids, I LOVED when it was time to fall back every year, because that meant an extra hour of sleep! And who doesn’t love more sleep?? As a parent, however, daylight savings makes us shake our fists at whoever decided it was a good idea to change the clocks twice a year, and […]

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“When can I get my baby on a schedule??” This is a question most new parents ask at some point in their parenting journey. For newborns and young babies, awake windows will dictate the schedule and routine. It’s after the two nap transition, however (usually around 7-8 months), that many babies are ready for a […]

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Did you know that you can sleep train AND still give your child night feedings? The two don’t have to be mutually exclusive! Sleep training is all about teaching our babies and children how to fall asleep independently (without props!), so that as they experience naturally occurring wake-ups in the night, they are able to […]

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With the beautiful fall weather finally rolling in, cold and flu season are quickly approaching (not to mention the Covid season we’ve been in for months now!), and as a parent, there’s not much that makes me more sad than when my babies are sick. No matter what we do or do not do, even […]

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“Never wake a sleeping baby.” My guess is that most of you have heard this piece of advice at one time or another, and if you haven’t, you just wait! While I certainly don’t enjoy waking a sleeping child, sometimes it’s necessary, so here are 4 reasons I tell parents to wake their sleeping kiddos: […]

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Whether your child has never been a great sleeper, or used to be a great sleeper but things have since gone haywire, sleep is absolutely still possible! So here are my top five tips for helping your toddler or older child establish healthy sleep skills: Routines Having a predictable bedtime routine is key to great […]

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Creating a baby registry is one of the most fun and also most stressful things I’ve ever done. There are so many amazing products out there, how in the world are you supposed to choose? What is a “must have”? What might be fun but unnecessary? Which brands are better? One of the many categories […]

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