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The Why and How of Consequences

As a professional in child care and child psychology, as well as a mother, I have spent countless hours observing children out and about in the community. I do this not with a filter of judgment – I am certainly not perfect in my child rearing abilities and would never expect anyone else to be

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What To Do About Daycare

Sleep Training and Daycare Inserting a daycare situation into your little ones sleep routine seems like a huge challenge right?! Especially if you are just starting the sleep training process; or have just accomplished the first couple of weeks to get to this point Think about it! All the hard work you have been doing,

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Juggling Bedtime Routines

I still remember the thoughts running through my mind when I brought my newborn home to meet my 23 month old. It was exciting, amazing … and terrifying! Not only was I now the mom of TWO kids, but there was a big question to wonder about. How is my older one going to react

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Is This the Right Time to Get Started?

There are a couple of guarantees that I can share with you when it comes to helping your baby or child develop their independent sleep skills. It is going to be challenging!  And it is going to be totally worth it! Just so you know, my clients don’t go right to sleep on the very

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Toddlers and Their Stalling Tactics

Toddlers are such unique and special little creatures. They are frustrating and fascinating and walk this fine line of trying to be miniature versions of us while they are learning to think and exist on their own. Along with their creativity and new found intelligence though, comes boundary-pushing and rule-testing! This can make many parents

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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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A young family with a crying toddler girl standing indoors at home.
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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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Young mom and her cute baby sleeping in bed
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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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Holiday Havoc on Your Child’s Sleep Schedule

With the holidays approaching, many new parents who have recently gotten their babies sleeping on a schedule are worried that they might regress a little over the holidays. This time of the year is a wonderful opportunity to share your baby’s (possibly first) holiday season with friends, family and loved ones. It is also a

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