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Whether you call them the “Terrible Twos and Threes” or “Terrific Twos and Threes,” we all know that toddler life is crazy –  good crazy and messy crazy. With this new found independence and language often comes some sort of sleep regression or change in sleep patterns, and one great tool to introduce at this […]

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I don’t know about you, but I love sleeping during a heavy rain. I’m thankfully a pretty heavy sleeper and don’t often wake to storms, but sometimes thunder is just so loud it startles me out of my sleep. As an adult, it may keep me up for a few minutes, but I’m always able […]

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I’ve had friends cancel travel plans because their child’s sleep is such a challenge and they don’t want to risk it getting worse. OR they go on vacation and are miserable the whole time because no one gets any sleep. Sound familiar? It doesn’t have to be that way! Sure, your child’s sleep might not […]

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When we realized it was time to drop Olivia’s one and only nap, I knew we all still needed a mid-afternoon rest time. Although it certainly takes time, teaching, and practice, a great way to still give your child some resting time during the day (and you some space) is to establish a quiet time […]

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Although I’m the one trained in all things sleep, when I start working with a family, it’s important that they have some understanding of what’s actually happening with their child’s sleep so they better understand the whys behind what we’re doing. So here’s your crash course in both baby and adult sleep! Newborns Newborn sleep […]

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I’ve spoken with a lot of mom groups recently, and when we broach the topic of dropping naps altogether, I get some faces. I tell moms that it’s generally time to drop that final nap around age 3, although for some it comes as early as 2.5, and others might still be able to hang […]

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Hearing your child wake up and call out for you, or come to your room, before 6:00 am is the WORST! If you’re like me, you cringe if it’s before 7:00. But I’m sure we’ve all been there! Early morning wakings are so frustrating as a parent and they can take time to rectify, but […]

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As we are in the midst of a global pandemic, there are so many questions surrounding our day to day. How long will this last? When will I go back to work? How will my child continue progressing in school without actually being at school? How will I balance working at home and taking care […]

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Although we are the “sleep experts,” our kids certainly aren’t, and we’re by no means parenting experts.  When one of our kiddos is having trouble in some area of sleep, it can seem “impossible” to fix because we’re “doing all the things” and we just must have the “hardest case ever.” But then we stop, […]

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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.) Although I can’t change the overall system of daylight savings, I can help you go into this weekend with a plan to help your child’s sleep stay as on […]

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