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Is Your Child Desperately Overtired? Overcoming a Sleep Deficit With a High Needs Child

By Diana Julian, certified child sleep consultant and owner of Big Sky Lullaby Sleep Consulting If you are a parent of a high need child, I don’t have to tell you that when your child is tired their

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50 Pieces of Stellar Advice New Moms Are Dying to Receive

You know how sometimes you see a struggling mom and don’t just want to say the same old boring stuff? Stuff like “How can I help?”, or “Here, let me take your baby so you can get

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Wait it Out (WIO) or Cry it Out (CIO): Is This Really the Best We Can Do?

If you’ve been a reader of my blog for a while, there’s a good chance you already know my views on the whole sleep training issue (I could use the word debate here, but I’m purposely

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Why It’s Not “Just” Colic or Fussiness

I loved Sophie’s last post on how parents of fussy, colicky or high need kids are part of an exclusive club. Without having thought of it in those terms before, that’s exactly what it’s like: The

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Christine’s Story: Running on Fumes

My 10-month-old baby girl is bad sleeper. A terrible sleeper, in fact. For various reasons, such as reflux, gas and, probably by now, behavioural training, E is a baby who, quite frequently, likes to party

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Christine’s Story: Surviving Silent Reflux

Before my baby was born, I spent months in search of the perfect everything: The crib that would be the perfect size to wheel into our bedroom, an organic mattress that would ensure no toxins be near her

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The Colic Agenda

From the moment Tyler was out of the womb he had his own ideas, and we soon found that us even trying to do things the way that we had planned was just not going to work. It became such a frustrating time

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Transitioning to One Nap – Winning the Dreaded Nap Battle

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

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Sleep Strategies for Babies 101

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

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