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Baby Won't Lie Down at Night?

Baby Won't Lie Down at Night?

So your baby has learned to stand up! Congratulations on this wonderful milestone! Having said that, a lot of babies run into a bit of an issue when they first learn to stand up; they haven’t learned to get back down yet. This can be an issue overnight, but I've got the solution.
Why You Shouldn't Use Sleep Contraptions

Why You Shouldn't Use Sleep Contraptions

There are all manner of sleep contraptions that promise to help get your child to sleep. Let me explain why, even though they may work, they're actually doing more harm than good in the long run.
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...
When is the Best Time to Get Rid of the Dummy?

When is the Best Time to Get Rid of the Dummy?

A lot of parents who use soothers/dummies feel a twinge of guilt the first time they stick a dummy in their baby’s mouth. However, dealing with a ...
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!
When Is the Right Time to Sleep Train?

When Is the Right Time to Sleep Train?

There are two things I can pretty much guarantee you when it comes to teaching your baby to sleep through the night. 1. It’s going to be a challen...
The Benefits of Sleep

The Benefits of Sleep

Sleep has always been, and will likely continue to be, a bit of a mystery. From an evolutionary standpoint, it seems like something that we shou...
Nighttime Toilet Training

Nighttime Toilet Training

This is it, mums. This is the final boss. The last level. The icing on the parenting cake. Well, I suppose you still have about 15 or 16 years...
Making the Switch to a Big-Kid Bed

Making the Switch to a Big-Kid Bed

When it comes to making the transition from a cot to a big-kid bed, there are two questions that need to be answered. The first is when,...
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...
Helping Jess Dempsey and her family get to sleep!

Helping Jess Dempsey and her family get to sleep!

  Recently, I had the opportunity to help Jess Dempsey and her family with their sleep needs! What blew me away was how lovely and down to earth t...
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