body temperature and sleep

Your Body Temperature and Sleep: Products for Better Rest

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There’s no question that having a baby interferes with sleep for everyone in the home. Late nights, overnight feedings, early mornings, and the general sleep patterns of an infant are not great for adults. Of course, there are those postpartum night sweats to deal with too — often a new mom isn’t just awake because of the baby. It turns out that your body temperature and sleep are closely related….

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Happy Mother’s Day — The Best Posts Featuring Mom

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Happy Mother’s Day! Moms have a hard job, so we decided to make it a little easier with the best posts to help moms sleep, be well, and be the best mom they can be. Gentle Sleep Training with The Sleep Lady Shuffle Are you a new mom? Get started with sleep by learning how you can teach your baby to fall asleep and stay there with The Sleep Lady…

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Good Choices: The Secret to Supporting Your Children’s Decision-Making

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Life is about a series of good choices and bad ones we all make on a daily basis. Every choice you make has a positive or negative impact on your own or your child’s life. There is no rule book that comes neatly packaged and delivered with your baby at birth.  You get pregnant. Approximately nine months later your baby enters the world, whether you are ready or not. Then…

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Your Baby Registry — Gugu Guru Makes It Easy and Stress-Free

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When it comes to your baby registry, it can be overwhelming to think of all the odds and ends you may need. However, the most important items for your registry are any products that will help you establish healthy, safe, and supportive sleep routines for baby. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite registry items to help baby sleep safely and soundly. Gugu Guru helps parents figure out what they…

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Mindfulness Parenting with Jennifer Waldburger, MSW

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Whether you gave birth months ago or years ago – you are probably far more alert now than you were before you became a parent.  Even if you feel like you have “mommy brain.” That’s because you’re taking care of one or more children. Kids are small people with big needs. By practicing mindfulness parenting you can focus on understanding and meeting those needs as best you can. Your child,…

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Your Best New Year’s Resolution — Better Sleep for the Whole Family

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It’s time to turn the page on 2017 and commit to a new year. Maybe it’s the perennial favorite of a better diet or a new exercise program, or maybe it’s a commitment to spending more quality time with your family. Better sleep is one New Year’s resolution that will help you keep up with every other resolution you make this year. Proper sleep supports greater neurological functioning, better appetite…

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6 Tips for Surviving Holiday Sleep Challenges

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Ah, the holidays. It’s the most wonderful time of the year…except when it comes time to get your children to bed. Not surprisingly, January is one of my busiest months! The days are shorter, nights are longer (and more exciting!), there are lights, activities, family get-togethers, and more. It’s no wonder your children have sleep trouble this time of year! Knowing this, you can try to set realistic expectations, and…

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Single Parent and Sleep Training? How to Make It Work for You

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Being a single parent is no easy task. Whether it’s due to divorce, death, a spouse in the military, or that’s just how it is, handling the day-to-day tasks of raising a child alone can test even the most organized and composed person. Being a single parent and sleep training your baby? It sounds impossible, but it can be done successfully. Single Parenting and Sleep Training If you have just…

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Adjusting Your Child’s Bedtime and Sleep Schedule for Back-To-School

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Oh, the lazy days of summer. Long stretches of daylight, lemonade, grilling, and pick-up games outside. If it could only last a little longer! As the season winds down, you may take a final getaway weekend with your family. Or you may just stay home and squeeze every bit of time before school starts. Either way, there’s a good chance that your children are off their normal bedtime and sleep schedule by now. That’s completely…

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Kick Off Back-To-School Routines for your Special Needs Child by Using Custom Checklists

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As parents at the end of summer (for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere), it’s easy for us to put off the bedtime routine piece of our back-to-school checklist until the very last moment. We may even be tempted to simply forget routines altogether and just “see how it goes” this year. Or perhaps we may be too stressed to think of one more thing on top of all…

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