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10 Daylight Savings Tips

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Daylight savings time ends on Sunday, November 2nd at 2:00 a.m. Most of us will be rolling our clocks back an hour, which can cause sleep problems, and in many cases, early rising. This is common due to the simple fact that once we fall back, 6:30 a.m. suddenly becomes 5:30 a.m., but there are things that you can do to adjust to the time change gradually so that your…

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My Child Wakes Up Multiple Times At Night

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Hi, Kim West, the Sleep Lady and in this video blog I’m going to answer this mom’s question:   “My daughter has turned just seven months old and has never slept through the night. Her problem is not going to sleep at bed time in her crib. Her problem is that she’s constantly waking up through the night between 7 and 10 times. Sometimes she wakes up every 30 minutes…

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The Ideal Wake, Nap and Sleep Schedule for a Baby

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This week’s video blog is from Kid’s in the House, a wonderful parenting resource filled with expert advice on hundreds of topics, including sleep.  This video will give you some examples of ideal wake, nap and sleep schedules for your baby.  Here’s the transcript: “Here is an ideal sleep schedule for a baby – At 6-8 months old, they really need about 3-3 ½ hours of sleep during the day over…

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What is “Drowsy But Awake?”

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This week’s video blog is from Kid’s in the House, a wonderful parenting resource filled with expert advice on hundreds of topics, including sleep.  This video will begin to help you understand the importance of putting your child to bed “drowsy but awake.  Here’s the transcript: “A lot of families email me, write to me, or call me and say, “Will you please explain what ‘drowsy but awake’ means?”   I…

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Make Sure Your Baby is Safe in the Car Seat

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I realize that as a parent, sometimes all we want is for our baby (or toddler!) to just GO TO SLEEP. But it’s so very important to make sure that your child’s sleep environment is safe, and MEANT for naps or nighttime sleep. In a recent article published by The New Zealand Herald, researchers found infant car seats to be an unsafe place for infants to sleep. Before we talk…

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Five Top Sleep Tips For Baby

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Jen Varela, Certified Gentle Sleep Coach, shares her top sleep tips for your baby.   Sleep Begets Sleep   It is amazing how this works! What time does your baby go to sleep at night? Is it too late? Did you miss the “sweet spot” sleepy window? For babies six months or older consider a bedtime between 6:30-7:30 p.m. Helping your baby get the proper amount of sleep can reduce…

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What Is The Sleep Lady Shuffle?

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If you’re new here, you’ve likely never heard of “The Shuffle”, or even my sleep coaching methods. Likely, you’ve tried other methods, found them to be frustrating, heartbreaking, or figured out that they simply don’t work for your family. So you probably started searching Google or Facebook and came across me, The Sleep Lady. Many parents think of sleep coaching and automatically draw images of screaming babies and children in…

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Organic Cotton Baby Jammies Giveaway Contest

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Your baby’s health is important to you, but sometimes parents overlook the obvious-the clothes our babies wear. For the most sensitive skin, even even commercial cotton can cause problems. Organic Cotton Baby Jammies understands that skin allergies are becoming more and more common, so their Jammies are made with only 100% certified organic cotton. Their Jammies are lightweight, breathable, but will keep your baby warm. a Rafflecopter giveaway

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How Can I Sleep Coach With a Single Bedroom?

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  Would you like me to answer your baby sleep problem in my next video? If so, scroll down and submit your question in the comment section below. I will pick several questions a month to answer and post them here on the blog!   Hi, I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady. In this video blog, I am going to answer Christina’s question:   “So, how do you sleep coach…

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Introducing Jen Varela as My Featured GSC Coach!

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Join me in welcoming Jen Varela, owner of Sugar Night Night as my Featured Gentle Sleep Coach! She is going to be available on my Facebook Page for the next two weeks to help answer your baby sleep questions! Since 2010 Jen has been helping families have sweet sleep by achieving their sleep goals whether in a co-sleeping environment, room sharing or families with their children in a separate room. …

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