Introducing Megan Stearman as My Featured Gentle Sleep Coach!

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Join me in welcoming Megan Stearman, from Turtle Moon Sleep Consulting as my Featured Gentle Sleep Coach!  She is available on my Facebook page to help answer YOUR baby sleep questions for the next two weeks. Just post on my wall to hear what she recommends!   To learn more about Megan: My name is Megan Stearman. I am a well-rested wife and mother of two boys ages 6 and…

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Question of the week_ Could My Baby's Naps Be Too Long?

Could My Baby’s Naps Be Too Long?

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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, Kim West, The Sleep Lady and in today’s vlog, I’m going to answer this mom’s question:   “My 11-month-old takes really long naps sometimes….

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Understanding What “Drowsy But Awake” Really Means

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Over the years, I’ve come to the conclusion that everyone has a different definition of “drowsy”. That’s fine, except when we’re talking about “drowsy but awake” and sleep coaching.   What Does It Really Mean?     When I talk about “drowsy but awake”, I mean that your child is awake enough to understand that it’s bedtime, you’re putting him in his crib, and it’s time to sleep. I think that…

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Crane Humidifier Giveaway

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Although spring is supposed to be here, many of us are still in the throes of unpredictable weather, warm one day and freezing the next. If you’ve been using your heater, you’ve probably noticed that the air feels dry, your skin is a bit dry. If you are noticing the drying effects of your heat, then likely, so are your children. A humidifier helps to increase the level of humidity,…

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Introducing Tracie Kesatie as My Featured Gentle Sleep Coach!

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Join me in welcoming Tracie Kesatie, from Los Angeles as my Featured Gentle Sleep coach! She will be available on my Facebook Page to help answer your baby sleep questions…just post on my wall to hear what she recommends!   As a special thank you to my fans, she is also offering a discount of $100 off either of her sleep coaching packages (offer expires April 30th, 2015). Contact Tracie…

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Good Eating Habits lead to good sleep habits

How a Better Night’s Sleep Will Help Create Healthier Eating Habits

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A Guest Post By Healthy with Stefan Many people fail to realize that sleep and obesity, as a result of food choices, are connected. A good night’s sleep could mean the difference between craving unhealthy treats and enjoying fruit and vegetables. It really could be that simple. A good night’s sleep helps you to make better eating choices, thus improving your eating habits, which eventually affects other areas of your…

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Is Your Child Getting Enough Sleep?

Is Your Child Getting Enough Sleep? New Sleep Recommendations For The Whole Family!

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This week, March 2nd – 8th, is National Sleep Awareness Week. The National Sleep Foundation uses this week for public education and awareness to promote the importance of sleep. And, interestingly, the week closes with most Americans losing one hour of sleep as Daylight Savings Time begins. It almost feels like someone wanted to play a prank on parents, doesn’t it? All kidding aside, how much sleep your child gets…

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The Sleep Lady Is Coming To Texas! Reserve Your Ticket NOW!

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On Saturday morning, March 28th, I will be at Baby Earth, a super cool baby store in the Austin/Round Rock area, talking about Where Good Sleep Begins at an event sponsored by Cloud b. Here are a few of the topics I will touch on: ● Advice for newborns to children 6 years old; ● Sleep advice specifically for parents of toddlers and preschoolers; ● Gentle sleep strategies and sleep expectations (children’s…

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Daylight Savings Time-Spring Forward

21 Tips To Get You Ready For Daylight Savings Time

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In the wee hours of spring each year you may notice that it is getting lighter a bit earlier and inwardly shout “hooray!” I know that I am ready to put away the snow shovel and gloves and spot some spring bulbs coming up in the garden! Another sign of spring that may take a little more adjustment is moving our clocks forward an hour. Fun fact: Daylight Savings Time…

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