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New Year’s Sleep Resolutions

It’s that time of year!  We are emerging from the post-holiday bliss/exhaustion/food coma and we are turning our sights to the New Year.  There is something about the New Year that has us all craving a fresh start.  Many of us are thinking about what we want to achieve and how we can improve our…

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Tips for Establishing Healthy Sleep Habits in Toddlers

Being a parent is one of the most rewarding but challenging experiences one can have. One of these challenges includes making sure your toddler gets a good night’s sleep. Every parent knows the impact that a well-rested infant can have on the entire household. It’s equally important once your little one enters toddler territory. Establishing…

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2023 Sleep Gift Guide For The Whole Family

The holidays are here and we are all on the hunt for the perfect gift. So our team of certified child sleep consultants has put together our 2023 Sleep Gift Guide chockful of dreamy gift ideas. There is no better gift than the gift of sleep! Jump To: Newborn & Baby 2023 Sleep Gift Guide…

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Do Babies Sleep Better In The Dark?

“Do babies sleep better in the dark?” “But I thought I wanted to have a bright bedroom so that my little one can figure out days and nights?” “My first child can sleep anytime, anywhere so I have no idea what to do to help her little brother.” As a child sleep consultant, I hear…

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TOG Rating & How To Dress Baby For Sleep

As a parent, I was and still am always worried about my daughter’s temperature when she is sleeping.  Keeping our little ones cool and comfortable can sometimes be hard to do, especially in the hotter months of the year. And the reverse is how to keep our babies warm enough in the winter months, without overheating.…

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What You Need To Know About Crib Safety

Your baby’s safety is #1 for us and I know this is super important to you too! My biggest fear as a new parent was Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and suffocation. While we don’t 100% know exactly what causes SIDS, we do know that there are risk factors that can increase the likelihood. One…

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picture of a baby, toddler and big kid in snuggy buddy sleep sacks for our Top 6 Reasons Our Sleep Consultants Love The Snuggy Buddy blog post

Top 6 Reasons Our Sleep Consultants Love The Snuggy Buddy Sleep Sack

In early 2022, we found out that our team’s favorite sleep sack was being discontinued because the business was closing due to Covid. We were devastated! This sent me on a mission to find our *new* favorite sleep sack. You see, not any sleep sack will do. We work with a lot of families whose…

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picture of an awake baby on their stomach in a snuggy buddy sleep sack

Does My Baby Need A Sleep Sack In The Summer?

The temperatures rise and all of a sudden we start worrying again about our little ones becoming comfortable for sleep and making sure we are dressing them properly for the warmer summer season. You may be asking yourself “does my baby need a sleep sack in the summer?” Let’s explore keeping your baby comfortable for…

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newborn baby in a boppy pillow on a counter during the witching hour for babies

What Is The Witching Hours For Babies?

You may be thinking, “Why the heck is she sharing this dark picture with a half-eaten dinner?” I’m going to sum it up in 5 words: Witching Hour For My Babies. Let me tell you a little story! When my twin boys were around 4 weeks old, we were in the thick of it X2!…

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What Are Healthy Sleep Habits For Children?

If you’ve been hanging around here for a while, you have likely heard us talk about healthy sleep habits for children. While we talk a lot about it, I think it makes sense that we dive into what is considered healthy sleep habits for babies, toddler and big kids. Plus, what we can do to…

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How To Know If My Child Is Overtired & What To Do

Have you ever been exhausted, but you powered through and once your head hit the pillow, you couldn’t sleep? Overtiredness is to blame. This same thing happens with our children. So if we know our child is tired, but we miss the window to get them down, they move into an overtired state. Overtiredness makes…

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How You Can Improve Your Child’s Sleep Today 

Hi! I am Kyle Mlasko, Bella Luna Family’s newest sleep consultant. I’m truly thrilled to be a part of the team and can’t wait to support families around the country!  I decided to become a sleep consultant after sleep training my son had such a profoundly positive impact on my life. Once my son learned…

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