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Home Isolation Survival Tips

So, has your daily life (and all around world) been turned upside down this past month? Do you look at it all and just say to yourself …… [insert wordless gasp or sigh here]. I think all we can really say is – WOW! If you are prone to look at things in a positive

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Eight Tips for Easing Separation Anxiety

Parenting is stressful … HIGHLY stressful. Parents nowadays have access to so much information on everything involving our kids, and can get easily overwhelmed with what they find. Social media just fuel to those small flames of guilt and anxiety. These feelings get brought up all the time by parents whose children aren’t sleeping well.

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Sleep Training and Daycare

Do you have a little one who attends daycare? Some families have the ability to send their child to daycare only part-time as a way to introduce socialization and get a break. But for many more families, sending their kiddo to daycare is a necessity that cannot be changed. And it can become a big

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Can I Bed Share and Sleep Train?

No. You can’t. If you know me or have ever chatted with me about helping families get better sleep, then you know that I PRIDE myself and my services on being able to come up with a sleep solution that meets your family’s needs. That includes all kinds of variables and parenting choices like schedules,

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Adult

Getting Your Partner Involved in Sleep Training

One of the most interesting aspects of my job is that I get to work so closely with such a wide variety of people and personalities. Coming into people’s homes, especially at a time when they’re vulnerable and emotional, lets you get to know them in a hurry. I can honestly say that I’ve never

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Adult

How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Relationship

What is it about you having a lousy night’s sleep that makes everyone else so awful? It seems that way, doesn’t it? You have a night of broken, interrupted, just plain lousy sleep, and the next day people are driving like they’ve been lobotomized, humming and hawing about their Starbucks order in front of you,

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Snoring, Mouth Breathing, and Sleep

I used to think that snoring babies were absolutely adorable. After all, what better indicator is there that your baby is fast asleep and getting the rest they need than the sound of them purring away in their crib? As a mother, the sight of your baby sleeping means they’re relaxed, feeling safe, and content

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Why Does My Baby Wake Up At 3:00 AM?

That right there might be the single most common question new parents ask. Is it a developmental milestone? A regression? Are they getting too much sleep during the day, or not enough? Maybe they’re just hungry. Maybe they’re too hot, or too cold. Well, the truth is that it could be any of those things,

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Is My Baby Waking Because She’s Hungry?

We’re all willing to do whatever it takes to ensure that our babies are properly nourished, obviously, but as anyone who’s been through this glorious journey of motherhood will tell you, kids are shrewd. They’re unimaginably clever. They will find ways to get what they want and they will repeat them relentlessly. Which is not

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Switching from a Crib to a Bed

When it comes to making the transition from a crib to a big-kid bed, there are two questions that need to be answered. The first is when, and the second is how. Now, if you’re reading this on my website, chances are that you came here looking for some advice about teaching your little one

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