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Attachment Parenting

Trying to sway an opinion when it comes to our parenting method is about as easy as getting a two year old to simultaneously eat their vegetables, use the potty and sleep through the night without an issue. While that is a dream scenario for any parent, it isn’t that far-fetched. (If they are done

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Snoring; Safe for My Baby?

The little snort here and there. The sweet little nose whistle. The consolation of the snore reassuring us they are getting great sleep. Baby snores are so adorable, right? Wrong.  Unfortunately, they are not so adorable. You are not alone in this, I used to think so, too, and I am a professional sleep authoritarian. 

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Do Babies Sleep Longer If They Go to Bed Earlier?

Let’s face it: on the really tough days when my baby was taking horrible naps, I seriously questioned whether 4PM was an acceptable bedtime. I’m not ashamed to admit that sometimes I thought about it multiple times a week! So what’s the best time for bedtime? Should you be putting your baby down later to

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How to Deal with a Fussy Eater

While I usually stick with sleep related topics, it is nice to add in some topics that I am asked about often. Picky and fussy eaters is a common question I get, and if kids are going to bed hungry, it will affect their sleep. So, I am not straying too far 🙂  Today we

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Sweet Dreams and Dry Diapers

We all want to win the gold medal of potty training, a single event that we excel at. Even better is the all-around gold medal for night-time potty training. That, my friends, is the ultimate achievement. The final frontier of diaper duty. Time to list that Diaper Genie on Next Door and sell it to

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The Four Month Sleep Regression

As a professional sleep consultant, I hear the term “regression” used in regards to just about every imaginable circumstance. Essentially, if baby doesn’t sleep well for a couple of nights, parents start dropping the ‘R’ word. Some people subscribe to the idea that there’s an eight-month regression, a 9-month regression, a 1-year regression, as well

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Is Melatonin the Answer?

For overtired parents who can’t seem to get their kids on a healthy sleep schedule, the promise of a magic pill can be pretty enticing. But it seems to me that more and more doctors and parents are turning to melatonin as a Band-Aid for sleep issues with their children. I get emails all the

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