Tag: Naps

Short Naps, Waking Too Early, and Not Sleeping Through the Night?

Short Naps, Waking Too Early, and Not Sleeping Through the Night?

[ 4 ] 11:14 am |

I recently asked our parents to tell me the biggest issue they’re struggling with right now. Can you guess what it is? Yes – SLEEP! I asked my friend Erica from Confident Parenting for some advice on your most common problems: Short naps (20-45 minutes), when our babies should be sleeping through the night (STTN) […]

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Holly’s Top 3 Tips for Getting Your Child to Sleep

Holly’s Top 3 Tips for Getting Your Child to Sleep

[ 4 ] 12:49 pm |

Sleep is by far the #1 complaint I hear from parents. Short naps, frequent night-wakings, lack of self-soothing, taking hours to fall asleep. I’ve heard it all! So I thought I’d briefly share with you my TOP 3 tips for helping your fussy or high need baby sleep better. These are things I’ve learned through […]

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Sleep Equals Sleep

Sleep Equals Sleep

[ 3 ] 9:07 am |

Do you keep your baby up during the day hoping it will help them sleep longer at night? Do you feel your baby is just one of those babies that does not like to nap? I hear parents tell me all the time that their baby hates to nap or is never tired.  Well, it […]

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Q & A with Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Q & A with Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

[ 0 ] 2:03 pm |

Have you ever wondered how you’re supposed to react during your toddler’s temper tantrums? Or what about what to do when your baby or toddler consistently wakes up SUPER early in the morning? (I’m talking 4am here). Do you wonder if life with a spirited child ever gets easier? I recently had the pleasure of […]

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5 Common Childhood Sleep Myths Debunked

5 Common Childhood Sleep Myths Debunked

[ 2 ] 8:00 am |

When baby isn’t sleeping, you may be willing to try anything to get those little eyes to close. And while well-meaning friends and family always have their best advice handy, many parents compound the sleep problem by following the wrong advice. Here are 5 common sleep myths you’ll want to avoid: Myth #1: “If I […]

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Transitioning to One Nap – Winning the Dreaded Nap Battle

Transitioning to One Nap – Winning the Dreaded Nap Battle

[ 0 ] 10:20 am |

So you sleep-trained your baby and thought your sleep troubles were behind you. Then it happens – the dreaded nap battles. Does one of these scenarios sound familiar? Your child takes an hour to fall asleep. Your child falls asleep easily but won’t nap in the afternoon. Disorganized napping makes early evening an all out […]

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Sleep Strategies for Babies 101

Sleep Strategies for Babies 101

[ 9 ] 2:12 pm |

Some of my worst memories from when my kids were babies are related to sleep. I’m pretty sure I have a tiny bit of PTSD from listening to them cry in their cribs and having NO CLUE what to do about it. Now and again I find myself thinking, ‘I should have just relaxed and […]

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Sleep Tips for High Need Kids

Sleep Tips for High Need Kids

[ 11 ] 10:02 am |

By Rebecca Michi, Infant Sleep Consultant When we have a baby we know we’ll be tired, we’ll be getting up a few times a night to feed. But having a high need infant is very different. There can be hours and hours of not sleeping, followed by hours and hours of fussiness. Nothing you seem […]

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