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Typical Toddler Schedule – How to Balance Work and Sleep Schedules

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Hi. I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and in this video I’m going to answer Jennifer’s question. She sent me a long email but I think it’s really important. She asks a really common question about a typical toddler schedule, so I want to read all of it to you. Then, I will help problem-solve, because I’ll bet a lot of you will be able to relate to her: I’m…

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Baby Monitors – Is Yours Safe? What You Need to Know

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Just about every new parent in the last 25 years has relied on baby monitors to alert them when their little one cries. Never before have there been so many high-tech options available and with all these new options come safety and security concerns. How on earth do you sort through all the information and find out what’s right for your family? Last week I sat down with Ruwan Welaratna, CEO of…

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10 Benefits of an Early Bedtime For Your Child

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This article originally appeared in US News & World Report Many of your child’s sleep struggles may be significantly lessened by one new habit: an early bedtime. I often talk to parents whose children struggle with waking up at night, early rising, and resisting getting in bed as well as going to sleep. One of the most consistent issues that we need to address for these children is setting and sticking to…

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Introducing My Featured Gentle Sleep Coach: Tracie Kesatie

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I am so pleased to welcome Tracie Kesatie, founder of Rest Well Baby, LLC, as my Featured Gentle Sleep Coach for the next two weeks! Tracie will be available to answer your sleep questions on my Facebook Page. To post your question, simply type your question in the box and submit it! Tracie will do her best to answer your question within 24 hours. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity…

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VLOG: My Toddler Wakes Every Night and Won’t Take a Nap

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Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and in this video, I’m going to answer Samantha’s question about her toddler who wakes every night. She posted the following on my Facebook page: My son is two and a half and doesn’t sleep a lot in the day, and goes from 5:00 am to 6:00 p.m. He has a bottle and falls asleep and I put him in his cot. He…

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5 Myths About Picky Eating That Just Won’t Die, and the Truths Parents Need to Know

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As a family nutrition expert, I constantly come across myths about feeding young children, especially picky eating. Not only do these beliefs have the potential to compromise a child’s relationship with food, they make mealtime a struggle for the entire family. By tackling the most common feeding myths, I hope to bring the truth to light. Identifying fact from fiction not only helps parents do a better job feeding, it…

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Nighttime Bottle Feedings – How Do I Wean My Nine-Month-Old?

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Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and in this video I’m going to answer Tiffany’s question about nighttime bottle feedings that she posted on Facebook: “We cannot kick the night wakings of our nine-month old. Our daughter is obsessed with her bottle, whether hungry or not, and must have it when she wakes for comfort. How do I break an addiction like this? The problem is that she will…

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Sleep Training Babies – Is it Really All or Nothing?

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As parents, we all want our babies to feel safe and secure so they can go to sleep peacefully at bedtime. But how do we make that happen so they can sleep through the night without suffering through bouts of heartrending crying? It would be great if there was one definitive, easy answer for us, but the reality is that self-soothing to sleep is a learned skill. For some babies…

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The Sleep Lady’s ULTIMATE Grand Prize Baby and Toddler Sleep Giveaway!

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Thanks for participating in the Sleep Lady’s ULTIMATE Baby & Toddler Sleep Giveaway! One lucky winner will take home the ultimate prize package — one of everything below! To enter, scroll to the bottom of this page. Entries will be accepted between March 15th through March 21st,11:59pm EST. We’ll announce the winner on Wednesday the 22nd. Good luck!   Cloud B BeeBop, retail $49 Cloud B’s Beebop is a musical playtime pal and…

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Night Waking — My Baby Won’t Nap and Wakes Up at Night

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Hi. I’m Kim West, the Sleep Lady, and in this video, I’m going to answer Sally’s question about night waking. She posted it on my Facebook page. Here’s what she said: My eight-month-old constantly wakes during the night. She cries out some of those times when she’s still asleep. Sometimes she’ll settle with a cuddle and other times she searches to be nursed. She has learned to self-soothe but needs…

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