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"Sleep Tips for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day" - baby dressed up for Christmas

Sleep Tips for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

The big day is here!  All the planning, preparing, shopping and wrapping are <close to being> done and it is time to enjoy the holiday spirit with the people we love! As a new parent or a parent with little ones, it can be a little confusing to figure out how to enjoy your family…

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"Maintain Your Child’s Sleep Schedule This Holiday Season" - Baby dressed as Santa

Maintain Your Child’s Sleep Schedule This Holiday Season

The holiday season is in high gear, calendars are booked up and there is no shortage of fun to be had!  Holiday parties, trips to see Santa, Christmas light peeping, holiday shopping and more.  All that fun can quickly result in overtired, cranky children and parents too.  I don’t know about you, but I prefer…

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"Prematurity: A Personal Story & Tips" - baby's feet

Prematurity: A Personal Story & Tips

November is Prematurity Awareness Month and today, November 17th is World Prematurity Day. The purpose is to raise awareness of preterm birth and the concerns of preterm babies and their families worldwide. Premature birth and its complications are the largest contributors to infant death in the U.S. and globally. In fact, in the United States,…

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"Sleep & Five Positive Parenting Tools" - man carrying toddler on his shoulders

Sleep & Five Positive Parenting Tools

Maybe your family is like ours.  We require sleep to live a happy, relatively harmonious life.  We don’t buy into this “I’ll sleep when I’m dead” mentality or accept that not sleeping is normal for children or adults.  I need sleep to be the type of Mom I want to be and to be able…

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"Can Parent Coaching Improve My Child’s Behavior?" - baby crying

Can Parent Coaching Improve My Child’s Behavior?

Parenting in our modern society has unique challenges. More than ever, we understand the importance of raising resilient, independent, and well-adjusted children, but many of us find ourselves wondering “how?” Without the right tools, we find ourselves defaulting to the way we were raised.  For many, this doesn’t feel aligned to the way we want…

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"Top Tips for Working Moms to Balance Healthy Sleep Habits" - mom and son sitting on the couch laughing

Top Tips for Working Moms to Balance Healthy Sleep Habits

If you’ve been following us, you probably know that we are FANS of an early bedtime.  We work with a lot of working Moms and Dads, so we hear a lot of feedback on this recommendation.  The consensus is that working Moms find it difficult to balance healthy sleep habits for their children and their…

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potty training girl

Is Potty Training Going to Affect Sleep?

I’m just going to come right out and say it – potty training twin boys was my kryptonite.  I would wake up every Saturday morning with gusto and by 10:30 am, I was wondering if it was too early for wine.  Literally – ask my husband.  Plus, as a child sleep consultant, you can imagine…

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baby and big sister

Top Tips to Help Your Children Share a Room

Many families come to me looking for tips on how to help their children share a room without bedtime, nights and naps turning into a three-ring circus!  As a mother to twins and a certified child sleep consultant, I can 100% understand the fears and concerns that come with children sharing a room. In some…

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2 Year Sleep Regression

2 Year Sleep Regression Survival Tips

Help! My daughter was a great sleeper and since she turned two, she just won’t sleep.  She fights both naps and bedtime.  What do I do? As a child sleep consultant, when I receive messages like this from parents, I instantly think “2 year sleep regression! Ugh!” Common sleep time behavior changes that point to…

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trick or treaters

Preventing Scary Halloween Sleep!

The Halloween costumes are bought and your kids are SO excited for trick or treat, but in the back of your head you’re thinking “trick or treat is going to kill my kids’ sleep!”  If you are anything like me, you don’t want to be a scrooge (wrong holiday!), but you really want your kids…

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mom kissing little girl

Successfully Transitioning from a Crib to a Bed

As a child sleep consultant, I coach parents through successfully transitioning their children from a crib to a bed all the time.  As I am in the process of transitioning my own twins, now seems like a perfect opportunity to share some tips on how you can set your toddlers and preschoolers up for success!  Let’s…

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18-month sleep regression

The 18-Month Sleep Regression

You made it through the infant stage and you are sailing into toddlerhood…  Then WHAM – your toddler is all of a sudden waking up all night long again like a newborn!  Likely he or she is also fighting naps, bringing the bedtime drama and maybe some early morning wake ups thrown in for added…

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