Category: Newborn Sleep

Guide Your Child Into a Relaxed Bedtime

Guide Your Child Into a Relaxed Bedtime

Parents and children can both be intimidated by bedtime. You never know if you’re going to get a sweet, peaceful, and bonding evening or if it will be filled with stress and meltdowns. We would all choose the first experience if we could. While nothing in parenting is guaranteed, there are steps you can take

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How to Swaddle a Baby

Should you swaddle your newborn?  Such a great question! Let’s start with the basics.  First things first, what is swaddling, and why is so popular? Swaddling a baby has been around for hundreds of years and has seen a resurgence in popularity over the last twenty years.  Swaddling is beneficial to your baby’s physical and

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Cribs; The Safety Edition

Let’s talk about the history of the crib for a moment. “High-sided” or “Infant-beds” were first invented in 1620 to keep a baby contained in a small space. The crib, as it became known, was first made from a hollowed-out tree trunk or log.   Through the years, improvements were made such as adding a sidewall

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Roommates; Cohabitating with your Little One

Sharing your room with your little, aka room-share one can happen for a variety of reasons. You may not have enough space to create a bedroom for them, or you may have an older sibling who is distracted by the baby, or you may just want to bond with your baby. The American Academy of

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Helpful Tips to Improve Babies’ Sleep

As we gear up toward spring and summer, we know that with warmer weather we also welcome a busier schedule. For our babies and toddlers, it is a wonderful opportunity to get them outside to play at a park, swim at the local pool, go on picnics, go to the zoo, and many more fun

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Daylight Savings and Sleep Schedules

Along with trying to remember how to set your oven and car clocks back an hour, we also have to deal with not only our disrupted schedules but our little ones who finally are on a good sleep cycle and sleeping soundly through the night.  Everyone should get a big pardon the week that we

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Embracing Consequences

Have you ever witnessed another mom doing incredible things – all the while embracing consequences? I witness this quite often, though one recent memory stands out.  I was at a fast-food restaurant and decided to go inside as the drive through was notorious for forgetting something. I got in line behind a woman who if

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Daycare and Sleep Schedules

Before we delve into the world of day care, and all that it entails, as a Sleep Consultant in Denver and Kansas, and for many of you who have worked with me personally, please know that when it comes to daycare and sleep schedules, my approach as a sleep consultant, is “hands off.” I have

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Attachment Parenting

Trying to sway an opinion when it comes to our parenting method – in this case, attachment parenting – 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

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