Tag: Sleep Requirements

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

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

[ 0 ] 5:30 pm |

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 challenging temperament becomes even more challenging. This is because they are more sensitive to stimulation, so if […]

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

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

[ 18 ] 2:07 pm |

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 choosing not to…this only further promotes the ‘mommy wars’). I like to think of myself as ‘pro sleep’, rather […]

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20 Genius Baby Hacks to Make Your Life Simpler

20 Genius Baby Hacks to Make Your Life Simpler

[ 14 ] 1:56 pm |

I have to admit I’ve been spending an inordinate amount of time lately reading ‘hacks’: tips or tricks to make life easier (or at least more fun). I know my husband has LOVED hearing how to pull out a sliver using baking soda, use bread clips to organize power cords, and how to microwave leftovers […]

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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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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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