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The Different Kinds of Babies

When it comes to sleep training, as with so many other skill sets, some babies seem naturally adept and others… well, not so much. But that doesn’t mean that they’re unable to learn. Today, I’m talking about some of the differences between babies and how to account for them when …

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How to Get Baby Sleeping in the Crib

Babies sure can be finicky about where they like to sleep. How many parents do you know who have gotten up in the middle of thew night to drive their little one around until they finally fall asleep in their car seat, only to wake up again the moment they’re …

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Is it Time for Fewer Naps?

At around six months, many babies are ready to transition to two naps during the day. But then again, many aren’t. And many are just in that tricky phase where they need two some days and three on others. Today, I’ve got some tips to help you determine whether it’s …

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Should I Intervene if Baby Looks Uncomfortable?

So… you’ve started sleep training, your baby is learning to fall asleep independently, and the light at the end of the tunnel is coming into view. Just one problem. Baby keeps getting himself into all kinds of funny positions while he’s sleeping, and you’re not sure if you should readjust …

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Getting Dad Involved

We’ve come a long way since the days when Mom was expected to handle all the child-related responsibilities in the family, but there still seems to be an assumption in a lot of families I work with that she’s supposed to handle bedtime, as well as any nighttime wake-ups. Today, …

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Handling Sleep Regressions

The relief we experience when our babies finally start sleeping through the night is nothing short of glorious. That’s why it’s also intensely frustrating when they suddenly start slipping back into old habits. Regressions are very common in sleep training, and today I’m sharing some great tips on how to …

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How to Use the Swaddle

Wrapping baby up in a tight little bundle to put them to sleep can be a great way of keeping them feeling warm, snug, and secure. Today, I’m discussing how best to use a swaddle, and when it might be time to stop.

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How to Prevent Overtiredness

As grown ups, we often associate fatigue and sleep. The more tired we are, the easier it is to fall asleep, right? Well, it’s not necessarily the case, and it’s actually quite the opposite in babies and toddlers. Overtiredness can lead to bursts of energy and playfulness, which can cause …

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When Should I Stop Using Bottles?

Our little ones can get pretty attached to their bottles, and getting rid of them can be a bit of a struggle. How do you know when the time is right to stop using them? I’ll discuss it on this week’s video.

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