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Archives for July 2012

Deep Sleep Mask for Tired Parents

I recently met with a lovely family in Chicago who lived in the penthouse of a high-rise close to Michigan Avenue.  Their little one was having a very hard time falling asleep at bedtime, waking twice each night, and taking shorts naps. But the kicker was that she was up at 4:30am.  EVERY morning. When […]

Help For the Childproofing Nightmares

“I feel like my son is a caged lion,” lamented a tired mom I recently spoke with.  Hmmm.  How so? Apparently her little whippersnapper of a 2.5 year old is well-versed in hiding. And roaming around. In the middle of the night. She explained that he had been a crib jumper and because of the […]

HAPPYFAMILY Makes Healthy Eating Easier

Before embarking on this sleep consulting adventure, I wore many hats. One of them was writing a healthy living blog.  I had gotten rid of my asthma, solved my infertility problems and just gotten healthier by changing my diet, taking supplements and exercising, and I learned that many people wanted to know how I did […]

Book Review: Mommy, Daddy, I Had a Bad Dream!

I recently discovered the book, Mommy, Daddy, I Had a Bad Dream! by Martha Heineman Peiper and illustrated by Jo Gershman, which is a book about how a child (actually, the character is a kangaroo!) learns how to understand the cause of his bad dreams that often have him running to his parents’ room in […]

Book Review: Your Own Big Bed

If you’ve been searching for a book that can help encourage your toddler or preschooler in making the transition to a big bed, Your Own Big Bed, written by Rita Bergstein and illustrated by Susan Kathleen Hartung, might just be what you’ve been looking for! This book has a simple and easy to understand message […]