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10-Question Sleep Training Quiz

You’ve gotten advice from everyone – and none of it is the same?! – but you know you have to do something to get rid of these bad sleep habits… In the last couple of weeks (months?), your baby’s sleep has spiraled out of control and it’s taking everything you’ve got to get through the […]

5 Tips to Make Short Naps LONGER!

Wondering how to get your baby to take longer naps? Want to know what’s causing those 20 minute power naps? (Although she isn’t seeming completely rested after that short nap, so it isn’t really a “power nap”!) Do you want to know how to fix these mini naps so your baby can get the rest […]

How to keep your baby awake in the car

Maybe this has happened to you… You’re rushing home from that last errand (or Gymboree or wherever), and you know you’re pushing the envelope stretching your baby’s awake time… When you glance in the rear view mirror, you see that slow blink and zoned out look. Uh oh. She’s trying to fall asleep! And if […]

7 strategies to get rid of your toddler’s pacifier

It’s time to get rid of the pacifier. And you’ve known for months that you need to bite the bullet and just do it…but you keep putting it off. Why? Because you think it’ll be too hard. (Crying, tantrums and sleepless nights!) You think you’ll cave and give it back to him. And then you’re […]

How to get rid of sleep props!

I recently spoke to a mom who asked, “Are sleep props really that bad? I mean, they’re kinda working right now…” In a word, yes! [Are you scratching your head wondering what a sleep prop is? It’s something external that your child feels she needs to have to be able to fall asleep – ie […]

How to make a bedtime routine chart work well for your child

You’ve had a busy day running around with your toddler or preschooler. And you’re pooped! You’re so ready for lights out…but it never seems like a fast or easy process. You need a bedtime routine chart! As long as your child can fall asleep on his own, then it’s just a matter of getting him […]

The Key to Successful Sleep Training

What factors influence whether or not sleep training is successful? What makes one mama’s sleep training experience so different from another – even when those two families have a pretty similar situations (babies who are the same age, weight and sex)? Why is this? In talking with moms who tried sleep training on their own, […]

Is the 4 Month Regression REAL?

When you’re a new mom (or dad), you hear “talk” of the dreaded 4 month regression, and cross your fingers it won’t happen to you! Maybe you were one of the lucky ones…4 months came and went and you didn’t notice any difference in your baby’s sleep? Then your baby has a really good set […]

End the bedtime drama!!

Does the bedtime routine drag on F-O-R-E-V-E-R? (And it seems to be getting worse?) Are you a bit worried (or downright anxious) to go out with your spouse or friends and leave bedtime to a sitter? Maybe you always do “bedtime duty” with your toddler or preschooler before the sitter comes because a) you think […]

Milestones and Your Baby’s Sleep

Does your baby ever roll over in the crib and get stuck in a corner? Have you watched your baby on the monitor get up on all fours or pull up to standing, only to get frustrated that he can’t get back down? Are you wondering why she keeps doing it if it seems to […]