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How To Transition From The Swaddle To A Sleep Sack Bella Luna Family

How To Transition From Swaddle To Sleep Sack

Sometimes it feels like you get the hang of swaddling, your baby starts to roll and swaddling is no longer safe! It can feel daunting to make this change! That’s why I’m going to share my top tips for how to transition from a swaddle to a sleep sack. When To Transition From The Swaddle…

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boy with bright eyes and the text Is Sleep Consulting Covered By Insurance, HSA or FSA? | Bella Luna Family | Wondering if you can get sleep help covered by insurance? Dive into this week's blog post to find out more and learn how to check with your insurance company. Read here: www.bellalunafamily.com/is-sleep-consulting-covered-by-insurance-fsa-or-hsa

Is Sleep Consulting Covered By Insurance, HSA or FSA?

“Is sleep consulting covered by insurance, HSA or FSA?” is a question our team answers frequently. Here’s some insight: Health Insurance For traditional health insurance, the answer is currently “no” unfortunately! Don’t click away just yet… Since I became a child sleep consultant 7 years ago, sleep consulting has become more mainstream.  Yet the insurance…

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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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8 Month Sleep Regression

How To Survive the 8 Month Sleep Regression

As a certified child sleep coach, I spend a lot of time talking about the 8 month sleep regression and helping parents through it.  I hear this a lot from parents, “my child has never been a good sleeper and I didn’t think sleep could get much worse, but when the 8 month sleep regression…

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sleep needs and ideal bedtime

Your Child’s Sleep Needs & Ideal Bedtime

As a certified child sleep consultant, I am asked a lot about the best bedtime for babies and children. Right after that is how many hours of slumber children need each day to meet their sleep needs.  It makes sense that parents want to make sure that they are providing their children with adequate rest…

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Early Bedtime

An Early Bedtime Might Be Just What Your Child Needs

As a #girlmom with 3 young girls, I LOVE an early bedtime. They go to bed and then 7:30-9:30 is my time to read, watch tv and fold my never-ending pile of laundry and I mean NEVER ending. I know that my kids need that early bedtime because we are an active family and I…

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How To Handle The Rolling Phase

How To Handle The Rolling Phase

You put your sweet baby down on their back, leave the room and check the monitor… Your little one flipped to their tummy. They appear stuck and they are crying mad about. Cue panic! “Safe sleep says all sleep happens on the back! I’ve got to rush in there and flip her back over!” Then…

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Daylight Savings Spring Forward 2020

Daylight Savings Spring Forward 2022

More sunlight. Longer days. More outside fun, especially for those of us who live in the North. It’s that time of year again…the start of spring and Daylight Savings Time Spring Forward. Daylight Savings starts in the US and Canada on Sunday, March 13, 2022, at 2:00 am. What this means is when we set…

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How to do quiet time

How To Do Quiet Time

When my twins dropped nap at 4 years old, I was one sad mama. I treasured that alone time to work and get things done around the house. Plus, by that point in the day, I *really* needed a break from my sweet cherubs! <- it’s true! When they dropped nap, I attempted quiet time,…

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wonder weeks leap 6 and sleep

5 Tips For Surviving Leap 6

Your sweet little baby is now 8 months old. Can you believe it?!?! You may be feeling comfortable with your baby’s sleep schedule and feeling like you are getting the hang of this motherhood thing! Yay! Hopefully your baby has started sleeping like a champ. Then all of a sudden, your baby hit another one…

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moving house with kids

Moving House With Kids

As a military family, we move pretty often. I’ve grown accustomed to the frequent moves and it’s always bittersweet. It is hard to leave friends and family behind but there is always excitement about what’s to come. Since having children, I have realized how much more complicated moving is. There are a lot of moving…

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daylight savings fall 2020 - baby orange towel

Adjusting Your Child’s Schedule After the Fall Time Change

Did you try to slowly adjusting for the Fall time change AND your little one had other ideas? Or maybe you couldn’t even try. Or the time change wasn’t even on your radar. (been there when my boys were little!) It’s totally ok – don’t fret! You won’t perpetually be stuck with a super early…

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