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Juggling Bedtime Routines

Juggling Bedtime Routines

Bringing a new baby into the house is a glorious, exciting, terrifying occasion, especially when you have one or two already, and it can bring u...
How to Create a Sleep Sanctuary for Your Child

How to Create a Sleep Sanctuary for Your Child

One of the easiest things you can do to help get your child sleeping through the night is to create what I like to call a ‘sleep sanctuary'. What d...
Is Melatonin Safe For Children?

Is Melatonin Safe For Children?

Back when I was a kid, there was an ad that ran pretty frequently on daytime television for a book called, “The Doctors Book of Home Remedies,” and...
Snoring and Mouth Breathing in Children

Snoring and Mouth Breathing in Children

I used to think that snoring babies were absolutely adorable. After all, what better indicator is there that your baby is fast asleep and getting t...
Can You Sleep Train While Breastfeeding?

Can You Sleep Train While Breastfeeding?

When I was expecting my first child, I probably did more reading than I did throughout my entire medical career. I was determined to know everythi...
Attachment Parenting and Sleep Training

Attachment Parenting and Sleep Training

I’m hoping that I might be able to change some minds here today. It won’t be easy, obviously, because when is it ever? But on parenting issues, the...
How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Relationship

How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Relationship

What is it about having a lousy night’s sleep that makes everyone else seem so awful? It feels that way, doesn’t it? You have a night of broken, in...
Lockdown Survival Guide

Lockdown Survival Guide

What can I say? Here we are again. We've all been here before, trying to accommodate the fact that our kids are home from school and we're not 100%...
How to Cope with Anxiety About Sleep Training

How to Cope with Anxiety About Sleep Training

So you’re on the fence about this whole, “teaching your baby to sleep,” thing. On the one hand, you know that sleep is essential for everyone in yo...
Tips for maintaining your child's sleep schedule over the holiday period.

Tips for maintaining your child's sleep schedule over the holiday period.

  It has taken you a few weeks to get your child into a good routine and to sleep well. Now that you've put in the time, effort and energy in to ma...
Getting Your Partner Involved in Sleep Training

Getting Your Partner Involved in Sleep Training

Some advice for how to tackle sleep training as a dual-parenting team. While one parent is usually the primary caregiver, sleep training can be most successful if you are both on the same team, sharing the load and the success!
How To Manage Daylight Savings

How To Manage Daylight Savings

Daylight Savings is almost here! Most parents don’t mind it so much when they are gaining an extra hour, but it sends shivers through parents’ bone...
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