Mother's Day Giveaway

Kim’s Favorite Things for Mom Giveaway – Time to Take Care of Mom

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Just about every Sleep Lady post has something to do with baby sleep. This time of year, though, we are taking a step aside to honor all the moms. Are you wrangling a toddler, up all night with a newborn, or all of the above? This package of Kim’s favorite things celebrates you. Scroll down to read about the prizes that will pamper your hands, eyes, and give you some well-deserved…

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Night Waking: My 11 Month Old Wakes Every Two Hours for a Bottle

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Hi. I’m Kim West, The Sleep Lady, and in today’s video I’m going to answer Stacy’s question about night waking that she posted on my Facebook page. Here’s what she asked: “My 11 month-old is still waking for milk or water every two hours. What can I do to help him sleep?” The Sleep Crutch Identified Stacy, this is a very common question and more than likely your 11 month-old…

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Grand Prize Ultimate Giveaway – It’s National Sleep Week!

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It’s National Sleep Awareness Week, and to celebrate, we’re hosting a Grand Prize Ultimate Giveaway! One winner will receive a prize package worth $1500. Read about our featured products below, and scroll down to the bottom to enter. Bouncer Bliss and Baby Cradle by Baby Björn Bouncer Bliss: The Bouncer Bliss is a new version of Baby Björn’s classic bouncer design with an updated look and style. It’s available in…

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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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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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