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dream feeding

If you’re a new or seasoned mom, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of dream feeding. To be honest, I had heard the term when my oldest was born, but I really didn’t understand what it meant. So let’s talk the ins and outs of dream feeding! First… What is a dream feed? A dream […]

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road trips with kids

Road trips with kids…even though we’ve done it several times, it’s still feels like quite the ordeal each time. And planning them is one thing I’m pretty Type A about, but it’s certainly worked to our advantage. Our trips definitely don’t always go according to plan, which is to be very expected, but being prepared […]

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blackout ez solution

If you’ve been around here for very long, you’ve heard me talk about how important it is for your child’s room to be DARK! I tell families that the ideal level of darkness is, “I can’t see my hand in front of my face.” I know that sounds impossible, and with lots of “blackout curtains” […]

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mouth breathing, teeth grinding, lip and tongue tie

When I work with families, I help them adjust schedules, routines, and environments, and we walk through a plan that will teach their little one to fall asleep independently; we work on making behavioral and environmental changes that lead to success! And for most families, this is exactly what they need to solve their child’s […]

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fighting naps

I say this all the time when I’m working with families…naps are HARD! They’re often the toughest part of the sleep puzzle, and babies fighting naps is a common struggle. And that’s because daytime sleep is simply different than night time sleep. At night, we have melatonin, our natural sleepy hormone on our side helping […]

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milestones and sleep regressions

Sleep regressions…yes, they’re a thing! But as I’ve mentioned before, rather than being connected to specific ages, sleep regressions are most often associated with our babies and toddlers reaching new developmental milestones, such as rolling, crawling, walking, and talking. Our little ones are ready to practice and they often do so when they should be […]

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daylight savings

Raise your hand if you think daylight savings should just be done away with! (You can’t see me right now, but my hand is raised high.) The good news is that “springing forward” isn’t nearly as brutal as “falling back”; the clock will say 7:00 am when you wake up rather than 6:00 am, woohoo! […]

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bedtime responsibilities

“I’m the only one who can put her to bed.” “I can’t go anywhere because she won’t sleep for anyone else.” “We have to choose between having friends over and an overtired baby, or missing out on time with friends because he’ll only sleep if I lay with him.”   Sound familiar? The good news […]

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night wakings

“Is your child sleeping through the night yet?” Some of you may cringe when someone asks you that question, because the answer is a big old, “Nope,” and you’re just longing for the day you can say, “YES!” It’s truly an exciting milestone when a little one sleeps through the night for the first time, […]

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popular baby products

All too often, I see products marketed as “the one” product your little one needs to sleep. If you just get this one special product, all of your sleep troubles will be solved. And that could not be more misleading! Yes, use a sound machine so your babe won’t wake up to every sound in […]

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