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The Secret Language of Newborns

By | 2018-12-12T19:58:53+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Categories: newborn sleep|

The Secret Language of Newborns Did you know that newborns have a secret language that they use to communicate with their mothers? If you’re wondering whether you were absent the day they taught the language in Mom School, you’re not alone! (Seriously, why isn’t there a real Mom School…) By the time a baby is around [...]

Does Your Baby Feed to Sleep?

By | 2018-12-06T11:42:37+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Categories: Sleep Troubles, Uncategorized|

Does Your Baby Feed to Sleep?   Does your baby only fall asleep while nursing? Does he wake up multiple times throughout the night for a bottle, only falling back asleep if you feed him? Many sleep problems share a root of baby needing to nurse or drink a bottle to fall back asleep. This is [...]

Sleep Disorders in Children

By | 2018-12-04T15:05:21+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Categories: preschool sleep troubles|

  Sleep Disorders in Children Guest post written by Dr. Juliya Vaghani, lead dentist of Zen Triangle Dentristy in Cary, NC.    A good night’s sleep isn’t a luxury — it’s an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Sleep gives our bodies and brains a chance to rest and recharge after the day’s activities, as well as [...]

Keeping Your Escape Artist in His Crib

By | 2018-12-01T22:14:16+00:00 December 1st, 2018|Categories: toddler sleep troubles|

Keeping Your Escape Artist in His Crib   People don’t understand what they’ve never seen, the saying goes. And no application of this quote could be truer than the horror of hearing a thump on your toddler’s bedroom floor. In the middle of the night. After she's climbed out of her crib. Many parents panic when [...]

The Shush-Pat for Newborns

By | 2018-11-20T15:42:41+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Categories: newborn sleep|

The Shush-Pat for Newborns   Newborns can be fussy. Even more easygoing, mellow babies often have a stretch of the day where things get difficult for them. For many babies, this occurs around 6 pm (AKA the witching hour) and for others, it’s between 3 and 6 am. This newborn soothing technique, called the Shush-Pat, can [...]

How to Know If You Need a Sleep Coach

By | 2018-11-14T15:05:35+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Categories: Sleep Training|

How to Know If You Need a Sleep Coach   You’re exhausted, clearly, or at least not as rested as you’d like to be. That’s probably why you’re reading this. Maybe you’ve tried sleep training on your own, with little or no success. Maybe you think your baby’s sleep issues are just not solvable. Maybe you’re [...]

Tips to Get Your Kids Sleeping Past 5am

By | 2018-11-06T13:48:22+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Categories: Sleep Troubles, Uncategorized|

  Tips to Get your Baby Sleeping Past 5 am Earlier this year, I was featured in TheEveryMom, a website created for millennial moms. The article, titled "Tips to Get Your Kids Sleeping Past 5 am,  is about early morning wakings, which can be one of the most frustrating parts of sleep training. You finally get [...]

10 Tips to Babyproof your Nursery

By | 2018-11-30T01:30:09+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Categories: Sleep Environment|

10 Tips to Babyproof your Nursery   Having a safe nursery for your baby is one of the most important things you can do for your child. Each year, more than 3.4 million children experience an accidental household injury, with leading causes of choking, suffocation and falls from furniture, cribs or stairs. 2,000 of those injuries [...]

How to Survive the end of Daylight Saving

By | 2018-10-23T18:36:30+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

How to Survive the end of Daylight Saving   “If a year was tucked inside of a clock, then autumn would be the magic hour." - Victoria Erickson “Yeah, except if you’re a mom in daylight saving” -Riki Taubenblat   The autumn time change is approaching and if you’re like other moms, you’re dreading it. If this [...]

Is Sleep Training Really Torture?

By | 2018-10-10T14:40:07+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Categories: Sleep Training|

  Is Sleep Training Really Torture?   Oh, what a sensitive and hotly debated topic. Technically, everything about child raising is sensitive, but this one seems to get lots of special attention. Pro-sleep-training advocates claim it's unhealthy for babies to have fragmented sleep and impossible to function as a healthy parent without sufficient sleep. Those on [...]